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China should account for Chinese citizens of Uighur ethnicity who were forcibly returned from three Asian countries on August 6 and August 8, 2011.

(Washington, DC) – China should account for Chinese citizens of Uighur ethnicity who were forcibly returned from three Asian countries on August 6 and August 8, 2011, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the Chinese government.

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The Chinese government didn't bully or buy Canada's silence on human rights last week. On his July 16-20 debut visit to China, Foreign Minister John Baird gave it away free.

The Chinese government didn't bully or buy Canada's silence on human rights last week. On his July 16-20 debut visit to China, Foreign Minister John Baird gave it away free.

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In a letter to Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and chief executive officer, on May 10, 2011, Human Rights Watch warns the company that it could become complicit in government censorship and efforts both to stifle online organizing and obtain the personal information of cyberactivists or online critics of the Chinese government.

May 10, 2011

Mr. Mark Zuckerberg
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Facebook

Dear Mr. Zuckerberg,

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(New York) – The Chinese government’s refusal to take responsibility for the massacre of unarmed civilians in June 1989 laid the foundation for the state impunity behind the current crackdown on dissent, Human Rights Watch said today.

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(New York) – The Chinese government’s refusal to take responsibility for the massacre of unarmed civilians in June 1989 laid the foundation for the state impunity behind the current crackdown on dissent, Human Rights Watch said today.

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(New York) – The Chinese government’s refusal to take responsibility for the massacre of unarmed civilians in June 1989 laid the foundation for the state impunity behind the current crackdown on dissent, Human Rights Watch said today.

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(New York) – President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia should urge Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to sign the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, Human Rights Watch said today. Wen is scheduled to visit to Jakarta between April 27 and 30, 2011.

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China’s first National Human Rights Action Plan committed the Chinese government to end the practice of "extortion of confessions by torture" and put police and security forces on notice that "it is strictly forbidden to extort confessions by torture." In death penalty cases, which Chinese law mandates for no fewer than 68 crimes, the plan stipulated that the death penalty &quo

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