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China | New Chinese-language factsheets from UN expert on right to peaceful assembly and association provide valuable resource in face of major crackdown

In the long shadow of Tiananmen, freedom of association and assembly in China are more threatened and more important than ever. ISHR, in partnership with the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of peaceful assembly and association, Maina Kiai, has launched a new series of Chinese language translations of the Rapporteur’s thematic factsheets.

Reprisals: UN and States must act on disturbing new report

An alarming new report by the UN Secretary-General documents a significant number of cases in which people have been arrested, detained, tortured and even killed for their work to expose and pursue accountability for human rights violations at the United Nations.