Free Speech

Ten "distinguished persons" have been appointed to the UN Secretary-General's inaugural Internet Governance Forum Leadership Panel.@antonioguterres, did you ask panel member Mr. Lan Xue of

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China detains a 75-year-old pro-democracy activist with Stage 4 colon cancer as Hong Kong continues its Beijing-backed crackdown on dissent. Will U.N. rights chief

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China says it is ready to help build a more open & vibrant cyberspace. FACT-CHECK: In 2021 @freedomhouse confirmed China's status as the world’s

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China tells U.N. Human Rights Council: "China protects freedom of expression of its citizens and ensures the media can play their role. Hong Kong

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China tells UNHRC: "China's constitution and laws guarantee its citizens enjoy various rights including freedom of expression…" — UN Watch (@UNWatch) June 29,

The story of how China snatched Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai off a train from Shanghai to Beijing is a scene straight out of a scary

In @AFP: β€œGeneva-based rights group UN Watch was one of the plaintiffs in the case, alongside Washington-based Citizen Power Initiatives for China. UN Watch chief

This is an important ruling of the United Nations for jailed human rights activist Zhang Baocheng. We now call on @mbachelet, the UN high commissioner

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China, a member of the U.N. Human Rights Council, censors a Swiss embassy post speaking out for a missing human rights lawyer. Will U.N.

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China, a member of the U.N. Human Rights Council, arrests a pro-democracy singer on sedition charges. Will U.N. rights chief @mbachelet speak out for

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China censored and reprimanded Dr. Li Wenliang for warning the world about the coronavirus prior to his death two years ago. πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China sits

πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ China, a member of the U.N. Human Rights Council, suffocates the press with threats, online intimidation, and by restricting entry of foreign journalists. Will

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