EU Needs New Strategy to Deal with China

China's Human Rights Violations

The EU should continue talking to China about global challenges like climate change and health crises, while raising its concerns over systemic human rights violations. In a report adopted on Thursday, by 58 votes in favour, 8 against with 4 abstentions, the foreign affairs committee outlines six pillars on which the EU should build a…

Chinese Communist Party Sues Dr Zenz

The Chinese Communist Party recently announced it is suing renowned China scholar, Dr. Adrian Zenz, Senior Fellow in China Studies at the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, in its latest attempt to cover up its crimes against Uyghur Muslims and other religious minorities in Xinjiang. The lawsuit, filed by Beijing-controlled courts, follows the extensive research published…

EU China Treaty a “Mistake”

The German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel has published an article about an Open Letter by 100 renowned China experts, researchers and human-rights activists across the globe who are calling for a suspension of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI).  The experts are demanding an end to the EU-China investment agreement, naming serious human rights violations and the suppression of…

US Commission Publishes Report Alleging Uighur Genocide by China

Uyghur

Evidence has been tabled before the US congress in a committee report alleging that China may have committed genocide in Xinjiang. The report is the latest in a long series of indictments of China’s treatment of Uighurs and other non-Han racial minorities. China has come under intense international criticism over its policies in Xinjiang. China…

Chinese Crimes in Xinjiang

MEPs debated and voted on a resolution last week on forced labour and the situation of the Uyghurs in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.  The Parliament vote, strongly pushed for by the Greens/EFA group, is in response to ongoing human rights violations, internment and forced labour of more than one million Uyghurs in China’s autonomous…

Fighting Chinese Propaganda

The US State Department continues to clamp down on propaganda from the totalitarian government of China. The Department of State has terminated five programmes, disguised as “cultural exchanges,” with the People’s Republic of China (PRC). These programmes include the Policymakers Educational China Trip Programme, the U.S.-China Friendship Programme, the U.S.-China Leadership Exchange Programme, the U.S.-China…

Evidence Released of Concentration Camps in China for Muslims

A leading Brussels-based human rights group has voiced concern about ethnic minority groups, mostly Uighur Muslims, in China. Leaked documents about Chinese detention camps are said to dramatically contradict government claims they are voluntary job training centres. The classified documents, which have been broadcast by Sky TV, appear to confirm the testimony of many former detainees that they are centres…