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Crimes against humanity continue in Venezuela say UN experts, naming perpetrators

In Venezuela it is government policy to torture dissents, the UN mission of experts on Venezuela told the world two years ago. These violations, amounting to likely crimes against humanity, continue. In their latest report the experts dive deeper into the nature of the crimes, who the victims are and names perpetrators. This morning this report goes before the Human Rights Council.

One year in detention: we stand with #Xuebing

Today, 19 September 2022, marks one year in detention for two young Chinese human rights defenders: Huang Xueqin, an independent journalist and key actor in China’s #MeToo movement, and Wang Jianbing, a labour rights advocate. China must respect and protect their rights in detention.

HRC51 Side Event – Voices for Chinese government accountability: the world cannot turn a blind eye

UN experts, committees, and the OHCHR have extensively documented serious, widespread abuses targeting Uyghurs, Tibetans, Hong Kongers, and human rights defenders across mainland China. At the 51st session of the Human Rights Council, representatives from these communities join their voices to call on governments worldwide to take meaningful action to promote accountability and justice for victims.