Social Media

🇨🇳 China forces prisoners to work 13-hour shifts with almost no days off and very little pay — roughly $0.48 per day. At Chishan Prison,

UN rights chief @volker_turk condemns “abominable” surge in executions by Iran. The hanging of Yousef Mehrdad & Sadrollah Fazeli Zare for “apostasy” on social media

Sun Qian has been trapped behind bars in China for over five years. She's been tortured, coerced to sign false confessions and forced to renounce

🇮🇷 The Islamic Regime in Iran executed 10 people across the country on May 3, while seven others face imminent execution after being transferred to

🇨🇳 China is ramping up its campaign against foreign journalists with a special big-data-powered alert system that can single out reporters who travel to the

🇨🇳 China stepped up its use of exit bans against human rights defenders and their families and expanded legislation authorizing their use to anyone under

🇨🇳 China slashed the democratically-elected seats to only 20% for local Hong Kong elections. Only 88 seats in November’s race will be elected by the

Meet Dr. Wang Bingzhang. He was the first Chinese citizen to earn a Ph. D. in North America, at McGill in Montreal. Then he founded

🇨🇳China banned Muslims younger than 60 in the Xinjiang region from praying at mosques and even in their own homes during the religious holiday of

🇨🇳 Chinese authorities are harassing and sending death threats to lawyer Caoilfhionn Gallagher, who is representing jailed dissident and newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai. 🇨🇳 China

🇨🇳 Chinese police detained and beat Gonpo Kyi, the sister of a businessman serving a life sentence for protesting Chinese rule of Tibet in 2008.

🇨🇳 China drastically broadened its anti-espionage laws. Legal experts warn the move could further heighten the risk to foreign individuals and organizations operating in the

UN Watch