Iran applies the death penalty to a renowned wrestling champion despite criticism from the international community

Middle East 09/12/20, 17:40

Iran's judicial authorities reported on Saturday, Sept. 12, that Navid Afkari, a 27-year-old wrestling champion, who had been sentenced to death for murder, was eventually executed in Fars Province, despite numerous requests not to carry out the sentence, sent by numerous organizations and personalities of the world, including President Trump. According ...

CCP police beat up believers to demolish their temples (photos and videos)

China 09/11/20, 10:49

The specialized site Bitter Winter reported a series of cases where officials of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), in coordination with CCP police, harassed and beat up believers in order to demolish their temples as religious persecution continues in China. On May 18, more than 20 officials and police officers showed ...

19-year-old girl convicted in China for refusing to renounce her faith

China 09/10/20, 11:02

A teenage girl was sentenced to three years in prison in southwest China's Yunnan Province for practicing her Christian faith, according to the human rights magazine Bitter Winter. On June 29, 19-year-old Jiang Guangmei was sentenced in the Jianshui County People's Court in Yunnan Province, which borders Vietnam. The young woman was ...

Chinese Communist Party increasingly cornered: more than 300 NGOs urge the UN to investigate its human rights violations

China 09/09/20, 20:16

More than 300 NGOs on Wednesday, Sept. 9, urged the United Nations to establish a mechanism to investigate human rights violations in China. In an open letter addressed to U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet and member states, these organizations—including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch—denounced ...

African American pastors target NBA and Nike for supporting Black Lives Matter

China 09/04/20, 19:41

A well-known African American pastor in Detroit, the Rev. Marlin Reid, is partnering with different churches to jointly condemn Nike, the NBA, and other multinational corporations for supporting the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement while benefiting economically from slave labor under the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The accusation is based on ...

Independent UK court investigates human rights abuses against Uighurs in China

China 09/04/20, 17:24

Renowned British lawyer Sir Geoffrey Nice announced the formation of an independent tribunal on Thursday, Sept. 3, to investigate serious allegations of human rights violations against Uighur Muslim communities in northeast China's Xinjiang region. The investigation, which points to abuses perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), documented since 2017, will ...

CCP restricts Mongolian language in China and student community protests

China 09/03/20, 15:02

According to a BBC report, ethnic Mongolians, mainly students and parents, in China's Inner Mongolia region are holding multiple public protests against a new bilingual education policy that would jeopardize the Mongolian language. The policy was confirmed on Monday, Aug. 31, just one day before the start of the new school ...

Chinese foreign minister ignores concerns over abuses in Xinjiang detention camps

China 08/31/20, 13:46

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, speaking at a press conference at the Institute of International Relations in Paris on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 30, about allegations of abuse in Xinjiang's Uighur detention camps, ignored the human rights concerns of European countries and warned against interference in Chinese affairs. In the wake of ...