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European Parliament Passes Resolution in Support of Shagufta and Shafqat on Death Row in Pakistan on Blasphemy Charges.

Jubilee Campaign welcomes the European Parliament Resolution that passed today and echoes the call for the European Commission to “immediately review” the trade deal with Pakistan (GSP+) in light of the provision of the death penalty for blasphemy and the use of blasphemy laws to arbitrarily incarcerate numerous individuals. The European Parliament passes a resolution in support …

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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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