...a grassroots movement in China that has become a massive force for peaceful transformation.

Rong Yi, Chairperson of Tuidang Center

NEWS

Hong Kong’s Simmering Revolt Against Fake Democracy

fpif.org., Democratic movement, 18h

The majority of Hong Kongers have long expressed a desire for genuine universal suffrage. Currently, Hong Kong’s top official is chosen by a pro-Beijing “election committee.” and Beijing continues to insist that under the Basic Law, the right to nominate candidates continues to reside with a nominating committee.

Chinese Lawyers Held Over Falun Gong Cases

Radio Free Asia, Falun Gong, 18h

Three rights lawyers representing detained members of the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement, taken into custody, questioned and later on released. "The main reason was that we went to the detention center and tried to meet with our clients", said one of the lawyers adding: "This is definitely a Falun Gong case."

Abuse Leaves Chinese Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Barely Able to Speak, Wife Says

Epoch Times, Human Rights, 18h

“Gao has been utterly destroyed, He’s been locked in a dark cell by himself for five years, fed a steamed bun and a bowl of cabbage every day". "He has lost many teeth from malnutrition. It is believed he was also repeatedly physically tortured”, said a recent statement from Freedom Now, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C.

REPORTS

UK calls China a ‘Country of Concern’

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office , 4m

"The facts on the ground point to the fact that China’s communist regime severely curtails civil and political rights and utilizes the use of violence frequently when faced with free-thinkers, human rights defenders and those who petition for change" was written in the UK report

China’s Environmental Crisis – CFR Report

CFR, 6m

China's environmental crisis is due to the fact that it's huge economic growth has come at the expense of its environment and public health. Citizens in big Chinese cities citizens have dubbed the air pollution as "airpocalypse".

The Long Shadow of Chinese Censorship

The Center for International Media Assistance, 9m

The Chinese Communist Party is exporting patterns of domestic control to censor unwanted news and stifle opposition viewpoints internationally.