Forced Sterilization of Uyghur Women is a Violation of a Woman’s Right to Reproductive Autonomy

Below is an article published by The Jurist, Photo credit PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Image Philip Alexander, a second-year law student at National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India, discusses how forced sterilization of Uighur women violates their right to reproductive autonomy and violates China's commitments under international law… In late June,...

Genocide in Chinese Occupied East Turkistan

The article below was published by Breaking Point, Photo credit YouTube screenshot The United Nations “Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide” went into effect in 1951. At the time, the Convention defined “genocide” as actions “committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a...

ICC: Shy hope for Uyghurs and Rohingyas

Below is an article published by Inventiva, Photo credit public domain China and Burma have not ratified the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court. However, crimes committed against these minorities can be prosecuted if part of the facts concerns signatory countries. Extremely serious crimes on a very large scale....

Human rights should guide trade with China, say bishops

Below is an article published by the Church Times, Photo credit PA By Maddie Fry THE Bishop of Southwark, the Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, urged the Government last week, in the House of Lords, to take “firmer steps to counter Beijing’s harrowing human-rights abuses against the Uighurs”. He also said that the Government should accept that “such...