Asia

China Elected to United Nations Human Rights Council Despite Record of Human Rights Atrocities

On Tuesday, October 13, much to the dismay of human rights advocates across the world, it was announced that China, Cuba, and Russia were formally elected into the UN Human Rights Council, having been voted by the UN General Assembly. Though it is worth noting that support of China has visibly decreased- China’s votes only …

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Jubilee Campaign Hosts United Nations Human Rights Council Side Event: “China Bans Faith for All Children”

On October 5, 2020, human rights and religious freedom NGO Jubilee Campaign hosted their side event to the United Nations Human Rights Council 45th Session, titled China Bans Faith for All Children. This event, which featured both expert speakers as well as survivors of persecution in China, seeks to inform international activists about China’s violations …

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#HRC45 Oral Statement on China’s violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Jubilee Campaign drew the Council’s attention to the People’s Republic of China’s continuous and increasing violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Already in 2013 the Committee on the rights of the child urged China to not discriminate regarding the right to religious freedom for Uighur and Tibetan children, including children of …

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#HRC45 Human Rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng’s daughter addresses the Human Rights Council

Jubilee Campaign participated during the Human Rights Council’s 45th Session’s Interactive Dialogue with the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances. Thanks to ChinaAid, Grace Gao – the human rights lawyers Gao Zhisheng’s daughter, was able to raise the case of China’s involvement in the enforced disappearance her father. Read her full statement below: Oral …

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Broken Chair

#HRC45: Interactive Dialogue on the report of Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar

Myanmar continues to disrespect the ceasefire rules and target religious minorities but also the Buddhists in the Arakan [known as Rakhine] state. Jubilee Campaign raised this at the Human Rights Council session, September 2020. You can read the full oral statement below. Jubilee Campaign also submitted a written statement raising the persecution of religious minorities …

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