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Summary “Offenders must be punished hard and swiftly, public security and cultural market administrations must investigate and prosecute them with awesome power.” — Dong Yunhu, former head of the Tibet Autonomous Region Propaganda Bureau, Tibet…
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Summary I have to censor myself. This is the reality. I come to Australia and still I’m not free. —Lei Chen (pseudonym), student from mainland China describing his experience studying in an Australian university, September 25, 2020 You have…
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Summary The mayor said, “All thieves must be killed.” He said it was an order. −Witness to the execution of Fulgence Rukundo on December 6, 2016 Rwandan security forces summarily executed at least…
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Summary [We] have to become good at using… the rule of law to fight corruption, [and] to strengthen national anti-corruption legislation. –Chinese President Xi Jinping, addressing a major Central Commission on…
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Summary We have followed the law in striking out and relentlessly pounding at illegal organizations and key figures, and resolutely followed the law in striking at the illegal organizations and key figures who follow the 14th…
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  Summary Getting a passport is harder for a Tibetan than getting into heaven. This is one of those “preferential policies” given to us Tibetans by [China’s] central government. —Post by a Tibetan blogger on a Chinese-…
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  Promises Unfulfilled An Assessment of China’s National Human Rights Action Plan Map of China NHRAP Categories Summary Methodology I. Progress in Achieving NHRAP Objectives II. Unmet NHRAP…
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"An Alleyway in Hell" China's Abusive "Black Jails" Map of China I. Summary Key Recommendations II. Methodology II. Background China's Broken Petitioning System The Abolition of…
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Appeasing China Restricting the Rights of Tibetans in Nepal Map of South Asia Map of the Kathmandu Valley I. Summary Key recommendations Methodology II. Background III. Violations of the Right to…
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China's Forbidden Zones Shutting the Media out of Tibet and Other "Sensitive" Stories Map of China and Tibet     Summary Key Recommendations Methodology II.   Background: Longstanding Media Freedom…
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"Walking on Thin Ice" Control, Intimidation and Harassment of Lawyers in China Map of China...................................................................................................................... I. Summary…
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"Race to the Bottom" Corporate Complicity in Chinese Internet Censorship Map of the People's Republic of China I. Summary II. How Censorship Works in China: A Brief Overview.. 1. The "Great Firewall of China":…
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In the wake of the September 11 attacks on the United States, the People's Republic of China has offered strong support for Washington and affirmed that it "opposes terrorism of any form and supports actions to combat terrorism." Human Rights Watch is…
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As the Internet industry continues to expand in China, the government continues to tighten controls on on-line expression. Since                1995, when Chinese authorities began permitting commercial Internet…
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September 2000                                                                                                           Vol. 12, No. 5, (C) CHINA NIPPED IN THE BUD The Suppression of the China Democracy Party We must be on…
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Human Rights Watch/Asia Human Rights Watch Copyright © October 1997 by Human Rights Watch All Rights Reserved Printed in the United States of America ISBN: 1-56432-224-6 Library of Congress Catalogue Card Number: 97-77244…
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In the last two years, the Chinese government has issued new directives requiring all congregations to register with religious authorities, stepped up pressure on evangelists, and tightened control on contact with foreigners and distribution of religious…