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The number of executions carried out globally during 2015 rose to a 25-year high, a review of the global state of the death penalty has found.
The three-year suspended prison sentence handed down against human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang yesterday (22 December) is a deliberate attempt by the Chinese authorities to shackle a champion of freedom of expression, says Amnesty International.
As the Chinese President visited London last week, Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) called on the UK government to strengthen its arms embargo against the regime and stop all arms sales.
The IOC should ensure that the 2022 Winter Olympics do not cause or exacerbate human rights abuses in China, says the Sport and Rights Alliance.
Amnesty International hascalled on the Chinese authorities to end their assault on human rights lawyers, following a nationwide crackdown.
Amnesty International has said that a Chinese consulate in Northern Ireland will become a focus of protest for those concerned with China's human rights record.
Students protesting for democracy in Hong Kong raised their hands and refused to fight when attacked by pro-China activists today.
David Cameron must ensure human rights are as high on the agenda as trade in his meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in London, says Amnesty International.
The mass sentencing of 55 people at a stadium in China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is a charade which will only exacerbate tensions in the region, says Amnesty.
China’s abolition of the 'Re-education Through Labour' (RTL) system risks being no more than a cosmetic change, says Amnesty.
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