China Human Rights

Nearly Two Million in Asia-Pacific Nations Sign Petition Against Former Chinese Leader

Falun Gong practitioners at a rally in front of the Chinese embassy in New York City on July 3, 2015, to support the global effort to sue Jiang Zemin. (Larry Dye/Epoch Times)
Falun Gong practitioners at a rally in front of the Chinese embassy in New York City on July 3, 2015, to support the global effort to sue Jiang Zemin. (Larry Dye/Epoch Times)

A Chinese civic movement to put former regime head Jiang Zemin on trial for his murderous anti-Falun Gong campaign, has attracted millions of supporters from...

  • Human rights lawyer Liu Lianhe. (Courtesy of Liu Lianhe)

    Overcoming China-Style Thought Reform: An Interview With Human Rights Lawyer Liu Lianhe

    Liu Lianhe, a 52-year-old Chinese lawyer, Buddhist, and native of the eastern city of Tianjin, first got involved in human rights cases in 2013. Authorities... Read more

  • A debate in the U.K. Parliament on forced organ harvesting in China took place on Tuesday, Oct 10. (unsplash)

    ‘Abhorrent’ Forced Organ Harvesting in China Must Be Stopped, Say MPs

    LONDON, U.K.—Removing organs from prisoners of conscience in China is happening on an “industrial scale”, a group of MPs heard in a Parliamentary debate on... Read more

  • (L-R) U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ). (David Calvert/Getty Images and Kris Connor/ Getty Images)

    Report: Chinese Regime’s Human Rights Record ‘Utterly Deplorable’

    When the United States helped China join the World Trade Organization in 2001, it was on the expectation that the Chinese Communist Party would align... Read more

  • Torsten Trey, the executive director of Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, speaks at an event in Taipei on Feb. 27, 2013. (Chen Pochou/Epoch Times)

    A Day to Remember Victims of Organ Harvesting in China

    Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting, a nongovernmental coalition of medical professionals, has declared the date of Oct. 1 the “International Day Against Forced Organ Harvesting.”... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners raise awareness about organ harvesting and other human rights crimes in China, with residents and tourists in Santa Monica, Calif., on July 17. (Xu Touhui/Epoch Times)

    Report Focuses on ‘Extreme Torture’ in Chinese Detention Centers

    Editor’s note: This report contains graphic and potentially disturbing material. For the past 17 years, in scores of Chinese prisons and jails, unspeakable forms of torture... Read more

  • Chinese human rights lawyer Tang Jitian in Beijing on April 29, 2010. Tang was detained on Oct. 16 after attempting to negotiate the release of a Falun Gong practitioner held by Chinese authorities.

    Preparing for Fair Trial in China—an Interview With Human Rights Lawyer Tang Jitian

    For years, Beijing-based human rights lawyer Tang Jitian defended casualties of the Chinese Communist Party’s repression—victims of forced land acquisition and building demolition, practitioners of... Read more

  • Tibetans monks hold placards during a protest rally in New Delhi on January 31, 2013. The Chinese regime has deployed a new surveillance system, which will make it more difficult for Tibetans to escape to Nepal. (Raveendran/AFP/Getty Images)

    Prime Minister Must Draw Line on Tibet

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat with his team this week to explore the best strategy forward with China as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visited Canada... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners hold banners in downtown Ottawa as  Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's motorcade passes by on Sept. 22, 2016. (Donna He/Epoch Times)

    From Prison to Parliament Hill: One Man’s Journey Through the Chinese Detention System

    Lizhi He was sent to jail for over three years in China for mailing letters to his friends explaining his spiritual belief, Falun Gong, which... Read more

  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left to right) stand in the Hall of Honour as they take part in a signing ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, September 22, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Fred Chartrand)

    Chinese Premier Defends Death Penalty

    OTTAWA—Chinese Premier Li Keqiang defended China’s use of the death penalty when asked about an extradition treaty with Canada during a joint press conference with Prime... Read more

  • Huang Jiefu, the spokesperson on Chinese transplantation issues, dodges reporters at The Transplantation Society’s recent biennial conference in Hong Kong on Aug. 19. (Yu Kong/Epoch Times)

    Deleting a Question and Declining an Answer on Organ Transplant Reform in China

    China’s organ transplantation authorities may be taking a leaf from the public relations playbook of current U.S. presidential candidates: If you make a stumble, just pretend... Read more

  • (2nd L-2nd R) Chinese human rights lawyers Zhang Zanning, Chang Boyang, Yu Wensheng, and Zhang Keke pose with the mothers of Falun Gong practitioners Zhou Xiangyang and Li Shanshan outside Tianjin Dongli People’s Court in China on Sept. 13, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Rights Lawyers Explain Their Defense of Falun Gong Practitioners in Striking Court Case

    Chinese human rights lawyers take a huge personal risk in defending practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional Chinese spiritual practice that continues to be the... Read more

  • David Matas testifies at a U.S. Congressional hearing on organ harvesting. (Lisa Fan/Epoch Times)

    Trudeau Must Address Forced Organ Harvesting With Chinese Premier, Says Renowned Human Rights Lawyer

    When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, he must address forced organ harvesting in China, says international human rights... Read more

  • Dr. Annika Tibell, chief physician at the New Karolinska Hospital Project in Sweden. (Karolinska Institutet)

    Prominent Transplant Ethicist Supports Investigation Into Organ Sourcing in China

    STOCKHOLM—Dr. Annika Tibell is one of the world’s most respected voices in the ethics of organ transplantation. Currently Chief Physician for the New Karolinska Hospital... Read more

  • A re-enactment shows the torture method of being wrapped up in tape (

    65-Year-Old Chinese Woman Suffers ‘Inhumane Torture’ in Prison

    A 65-year-old woman said she was sentenced to five years in a Chinese prison, where she suffered “inhumane torture,” for following a type of meditation... Read more

  • (L-R) Lawyers Zhang Zanning, Chang Bayang, Yu Wensheng, and Zhang Keke outside Tianjin Dongli People’s Court in China on Sept. 13, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Chinese Human Rights Lawyers Defend Teachings, Practitioners of Falun Gong in Court

    When Zhou Xiangyang and Li Shanshan, both practitioners of Falun Gong persecuted for their beliefs, were last time in court on December 2015, the judge barred their... Read more

  • Lin Zuluan chief of Wukan Village in the city of Lufeng, southern China, on March 3, 2012. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    China Expels Journalists From Fishing Village Under Siege

    BEIJING—Journalists were attacked and forced out of the fishing village where China has suppressed new protests five years after the village received international attention for... Read more

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