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In China, Formidable Prosecutor Yang Bin is Now a Rights Defender

作者:admin 2020-10-21

Yang Bin, a former prosecutor in China, is now a defense lawyer. “When many people look at the system, they see its strength. When I look at it, I see only its fragility,” she says.Credit...via Yang BinBy Amy QinOct. 20, 2020Updated 10:44 a.m. ET阅读简体 阅读全文

Thai Protests Spur Emergency Order to Limit Crowd Sizes in Bangkok

作者:admin 2020-10-16

ImageThe royal motorcade driving past the antigovernment protest.Credit...Soe Zeya Tun/ReutersBut as the protest movement has strengthened over the past three months, taboos surrounding the monarchy have fallen in rapid succession. In Parliament, opp 阅读全文

The Jailed Activist Left a Letter Behind. The Message: Keep Fighting.

作者:admin 2020-10-16

Pham Doan Trang, a Vietnamese dissident, was arrested on charges of making and disseminating propaganda against the Vietnamese state.Credit...Thinh NguyenBy Richard C. PaddockPublished Oct. 14, 2020Updated Oct. 15, 2020, 12:28 p.m. ETBANGKOK — The ou 阅读全文

Hong Kong Arrests Nine Over Protesters’ Escape by Speedboat

作者:admin 2020-10-11

The families of 12 Hong Kong demonstrators who were detained in mainland China after trying to flee the territory have called for their release. Credit...Isaac Lawrence/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesBy Tiffany May and Mike IvesOct. 10, 2020Updat 阅读全文

Brushing off Criticism, China’s Xi Calls Policies in Xinjiang ‘Totally Correct’

作者:admin 2020-09-27

President Xi Jinping of China at an event in Beijing earlier this month. “Viewed overall, Xinjiang is enjoying a favorable setting of social stability with the people living in peace and contentment,” Mr. Xi said this weekend.Credit...Mark Schiefelbe 阅读全文

China, Seeking a Friend in Europe, Finds Rising Anger and Frustration

作者:admin 2020-09-18

China’s leader, Xi Jinping, center right, speaking in Beijing on Monday during a meeting with leaders of the European Union.Credit...Li Xiang/Xinhua, via Associated PressBy Steven Lee MyersSept. 17, 2020, 12:36 p.m. ETAfter rebuking a senior Czech la 阅读全文

Venezuelan Leaders Implicated in Crimes Against Humanity by U.N. Investigators

作者:admin 2020-09-17

ImageA sign depicting Juan Requesens. The government released 50 political opponents in August. Mr. Requesens is now under house arrest.Credit...Miguel Gutierrez/EPA, via ShutterstockThe government had also stepped up cooperation with the United Nati 阅读全文

Families of Hong Kong Activists Arrested at Sea Plead for Access to Lawyers

作者:admin 2020-09-13

Protesters holding signs in support of 12 Hongkongers who are being held in Chinese custody during a rally in Hong Kong last week.Credit...Jerome Favre/EPA, via ShutterstockBy Austin Ramzy and Elaine YuSept. 12, 2020Updated 10:00 a.m. ETHONG KONG — T 阅读全文

Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro Pardons Political Opponents

作者:admin 2020-09-02

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela at a news conference earlier this year.Credit...Manaure Quintero/ReutersBy Anatoly KurmanaevAug. 31, 2020MEXICO CITY — The Venezuelan government said Monday it would pardon more than 100 political opponents who h 阅读全文