Some things never change. Throughout history, the worldly minded have made war on the Church, fulfilling the promise of Christ that those who had persecuted Him would also persecute those who followed Him. Nowhere is […]
Rome, Italy, May 12, 2021 / 12:00 pm (CNA). For Gulchehra Hoja, the Chinese government’s systematic repression of Uyghur Muslims is personal: her mother, father, brother, and more than 20 relatives are detained in “reeducation […]
British human rights campaigner Benedict Rogers / Courtesy photo
CNA Staff, Apr 23, 2021 / 03:00 am (CNA).
A British human rights activist has said that it would make a “big difference” if the Vatican publicly expressed its concerns about the ac… […]
The news was expected, but that did not make it any less wrenching: newspaper publisher Jimmy Lai, veteran democracy activist Martin Lee, and other brave defenders of human rights were convicted in Hong Kong on […]
Washington D.C., Mar 30, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).- After China announced retaliatory sanctions against U.S. human rights advocates this weekend, advocates responded they would not be silent about the “genocide” in Xinjiang. “The Chinese government’s base… […]
Washington D.C., Mar 26, 2021 / 04:05 pm (CNA).- U.S. companies must stand strong and ensure their supply chains in China are not tainted with forced labor, one human rights advocate told CNA on Friday.
China has begun blacklisting U.S. companie… […]
CNA Staff, Mar 26, 2021 / 09:00 am (CNA).- The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) imposed sanctions Friday on a leading British Catholic human rights campaigner who highlighted widespread abuses in Xinjiang.
The Chinese authorities announced the measures M… […]
CNA Staff, Mar 19, 2021 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- Catholics in the US are showing more awareness of the problems of Christian persecution worldwide, the pastoral charity Aid to the Church in Need has said.
“It is heartening that, compared to a ye… […]
Washington D.C., Mar 11, 2021 / 08:15 am (CNA).- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) lambasted the Chinese authorities for restricting the religious practices of the largely-Muslim Uyghur population, at a Wednesday hearing.
“When a regime deprives a peopl… […]
Washington D.C., Mar 10, 2021 / 10:00 am (CNA).- China’s abuses of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang violate every article in the United Nations’ definition of genocide, a new policy report published on Monday claims.
The 55-page report from T… […]