Detention of Australian Journalist Further Exposes China’s Secretive Jail System

Cheng Lei

China-born Australian citizen Cheng Lei is being held in the Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) system somewhere in China. (Image: via Web Summit)

China: Human Rights Lawyer Yu Wensheng Could Face Disability From Torture

Yu Wensheng.

Yu Wensheng is a human rights lawyer from China who was sentenced to four years in prison on charges of 'incitement to subvert state power.' (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)

Police in China Use Torture to Get Televised Confessions

A coerced TV confession.

An image from the submission to select UN Special Procedures on China’s practice of extracting and broadcasting forced confessions before trial. (Image: via Safeguard Defenders)

North Korean Female Prisoners: Exposing the Torture

The North Korean capital.

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has released a report detailing the human rights abuses perpetrated by North Korean police and security officers on women. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)

Falun Gong: Stories of Practitioners Suffering in China

Falun Gong practitioners meditating.

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) recently aired a program called Dark Karma in which the media outlet tried to portray Falun Gong, and Buddism in general, in a negative light. (Image: Joffers951 via Wikimedia Commons)

The Story of How a Kazakh Woman Survived China’s Re-education Camps

Sayragul Sauytbay.

Sayragul Sauytbay was detained and tortured at a Chinese re-education camp. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)

Lawyer Yu Wensheng: Today, Anyone in China Could Be the Next Victim

Human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng discusses China's crackdown on lawyers and human rights activists. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)