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WHRDIC Condemns Closure of Women’s Legal Aid Center in China
8 February 2016 6:41 pm

On 29 January, the Chinese government targeted for closure a renowned women’s legal aid center in Beijing. Not only does this action undermine the government’s own efforts to advance women’s rights and gender equality, it runs in direct opposition to the government’s stated priorities and its international obligations. The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition [ Read more ]

WHRDIC urges Chinese authorities to release five young feminists
3 April 2015 7:04 pm

The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) calls on Wang Xiaohong, the Director of the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, Chairman Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang to immediately and unconditionally ensure the release the five young women human rights defenders who were criminally detained in China after they planned events to protest sexual [ Read more ]

China: Release Women Human Rights Defenders Arrested Ahead of International Women’s Day
11 March 2015 3:29 pm

(Bangkok, 11 March 2015) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) and Asian Development Alliance (ADA) strongly denounce the arbitrary arrest and detention of ten women human rights defenders (WHRDs) by Chinese authorities. Five were released after questioning by police, and five, Li Tingting, Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Wu Rongrong and Zheng [ Read more ]

NGOs Appeal to UN Human Rights Chief over Tibetan Self-Immolation Protests
3 November 2011 11:03 am

Your Excellency, We, the undersigned non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from various parts of the world, seek your immediate intervention with the Chinese authorities in view of the alarming and very disturbing news that has emerged from Tibet about the tragic self-immolation protests by nine Tibetans in Tawo and Ngapa, notably monks and one nun, which resulted in several of them dying. We [ Read more ]

CHINA – Hundreds protest “unfair rulings” outside of Supreme People’s Court
2 June 2010 1:14 am

On the morning of May 21, an estimated 500 residents from across Beijing gathered outside of the Supreme People’s Court to protest against what they believed to be unjust rulings by district courts in the city. The protestors called for better oversight of the lower courts and the protection of citizens’ rights by the judicial [ Read more ]