🇨🇳 China tells U.N. Human Rights Council that “the people in Hong Kong enjoy a wide range of rights and freedoms.”
— UN Watch (@UNWatch) September 29, 2023
Congratulations to 🇨🇳 China on its election to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which in the past cited credible reports that 1 million Muslim Uyghurs in China are being held in what resembles a “massive internment camp that is shrouded in secrecy.” pic.twitter.com/GdLC1Qg4xh
— Hillel Neuer (@HillelNeuer) June 23, 2023
🇨🇳 China to UN: “Tibetan cultural traditions are promoted and protected, and human rights of all ethnic groups are protected.”
— UN Watch (@UNWatch) October 3, 2023
Meet Dr. Wang Bingzhang, the first Chinese citizen to earn a Ph. D. in North America, at McGill. Then he founded the first pro-democracy magazine in Chinese. On a visit to Vietnam in 2002, Beijing agents kidnapped him. He's been locked up in China for 20 years. pic.twitter.com/dyUUClbX9C
— UN Watch (@UNWatch) August 27, 2023
Gulshan Abbas is a medical doctor serving a 20-year prison sentence in China.
Her crime? Being the sister of @RushanAbbas, a U.S.-based activist who speaks out against China's persecution of the Uyghurs.
— UN Watch (@UNWatch) August 18, 2023
China opposes tomorrow's U.N. Security Council meeting on North Korea’s dire human rights situation, the first since 2017, because it will only “intensify confrontation and antagonism.” China sees “no added value for such a meeting and will be against it.” https://t.co/FUcnV9j97u
— Hillel Neuer (@HillelNeuer) August 16, 2023
Ding Jiaxi has been languishing in Chinese prison for 1,339 days. His crime: being a human rights lawyer.
We stand with his wife Sophie Luo as she fights for his release.
— UN Watch (@UNWatch) August 16, 2023
Election date won't be made official until the UNGA opens in September, but it will likely take place in mid-October. China always wins election to the Human Rights Council. I think that's an abomination. What do you think?
— Hillel Neuer (@HillelNeuer) August 9, 2023
1989: Tiananmen Square massacre
2006: UN Human Rights Council created. Ken Roth promises abusers won't be elected.
2006: China elected to UNHRC (3 yr term)
2009: China reelected to UNHRC
2014: China reelected to UNHRC
2017: China reelected to UNHRC
2020: China reelected to UNHRC
— Hillel Neuer (@HillelNeuer) July 21, 2023