China - IFEX Member Campaigns
IFJ issues its February 2012 bulletin on the state of press freedom in China.
Since the announcement of the 2010 Nobel prize, Beijing police have clamped down on Liu Xiaobo's family, friends, and supporters.
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention determined that Liu has been arbitrarily detained on a number of counts and that his trial was a "breach of fairness."
Officials must recognise that increased media freedoms will assist China to become a transparent, accountable, fair and respectful nation, goals that match the party's future vision for the country, IFJ states.
IFJ issues its June 2011 bulletin on the state of media freedom in China.
The 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.
The company's possible entry into China coincides with an aggressive effort by the government to silence dissent.
IFEX members note with alarm the efforts of China's authorities to restrict freedom of expression in regard to debate on political reform in China, following reform movements in the Middle East and North Africa since late 2010.
IFJ issues its April 2011 bulletin on the state of media freedom in China.
"Prime Minister Gillard has spoken up about Australia's concerns from Canberra; now the test is whether she will do so publicly in Beijing," said Human Rights Watch.
IFJ issues its April 2010 bulletin on the state of media freedom in China.
IFJ issues its March 2010 bulletin on the state of media freedom in China.
With 77 cyber-dissidents and 30 journalists in prison, the government must rise to the challenge of what is a fundamental demand for its people - free speech, RSF said.
As attention is riveted on North Africa and the Middle East, the Chinese government has moved aggressively to restrict the ability of its citizens to communicate.
IFJ issues its February 2011 bulletin on the state of media freedom in China.
CPJ wrote to President Obama in advance of the Chinese president's visit to the United States.
IFJ issues its December 2010 bulletin on the state of media freedom in China.
IFJ Asia-Pacific's monthly Press Freedom in China Campaign e-bulletin.
Several RSF representatives were arrested near the Arc de Triomphe after opening umbrellas bearing the words "Free Liu Xiaobo" as the Chinese president passed by in a motorcade.
In the three weeks since the Nobel committee announced that is awarding this year's peace prize to Liu Xiaobo, around 100 people have been placed under house arrest or subjected to increased police surveillance, or have disappeared.