Russia and China Block Security Council Move to Prosecute Syria War Crimes

Russia and China Block Security Council Move to Prosecute Syria War Crimes By Rick Gladstone, The New York Times 22 May 2014 Russia and China on Thursday vetoed a Security Council resolution that would have empowered the International Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute war crimes in Syria, defying widespread support for such a move by human rights advocates and many United Nations members including the United States. It was the fourth time

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Terror attacks kill dozens in China’s tense Xinjiang region

Terror attacks kill dozens in China's tense Xinjiang region By Jethro Mullen, CNN 22 May 2014 Hong Kong (CNN) -- A series of explosions tore through an open-air market in the capital of the volatile western Chinese region of Xinjiang on Thursday, killing dozens of people and wounding many more, state media reported. China's Ministry of Public Security said the attack in the heavily policed city of Urumqi was "a serious violent terrorist incident"

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China Cracks Down on ‘Terrorist Videos,’ Arrests More Than 200

China Cracks Down on ‘Terrorist Videos,’ Arrests More Than 200 By Charlie Campbell, TIME  12 May 2014 Beijing arrested 232 people who "circulated videos promoting terrorism through the Internet and on portable devices" as the nation continues to reel from a series of knife attacks at rail stations that have been blamed on the autonomy-seeking Uighur minority. Police in China’s restive northwest have arrested more than 200 people for “dissemination

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Genocide Alerts: China

Genocide Watch Alert: China As one of the oldest unified countries in the world, China has had many political systems, but all have been dominated by hierarchical, patriarchal dynasties. China has never had a democratic government or a tradition of respect for human rights.  Today, China is the world’s largest communist country. China is also one of the most severe violators of human rights. China’s human rights violations include systematic

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China ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3 Tibetans Sentenced in Immolation Cases 21 March 2013 By Edward Wong BEIJING — Three Tibetans from Qinghai Province have been given prison sentences for “inciting state secession,” according to a statement on an official provincial Web site. On Monday, a court in Haidong Prefecture sentenced the Tibetans — Kalsang

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Archived Updates

31 July 2012, "State Department reports on continued erosion of religious freedom in Tibet ", By International Campaign for Tibet 31 July 2012, " University of China Professor Commits Suicide Over Violating China's One-Child Policy ", By The Huffington Post 25 July 2012 "South Korean Activist Says He Was Tortured in China" By Choe Sang-Hun, The New York Times 25 July 2012 "Chinese activists 'sentenced' for Hong Kong protests" By BBC News 20 July

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