Human Rights

Deceived and Sold: How China Treats North Korean Female Defectors
Deceived and Sold: How China Treats North Korean Female Defectors

An estimated 74.6 percent of North Korean defectors become victims of human trafficking in China, and the situation is worse for female defectors.

More Than a Game: Religious Persecution Endangers Egypt’s Future

Last spring, in the 53rd minute of a hotly contested soccer match between two of the most famous soccer clubs…

MORAL VALUES IN AN ERA OF GLOBALIZATION: Review of Ignatieff’s The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World
Moral Values in an Era of Globalization: Review of Ignatieff’s The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World

Is globalization strengthening shared moral values and behaviors among nation-states? Michael Ignatieff, who has written many journalistic and scholarly books…

Hong Kong Protests
Hong Kong: Where the Contradictions Lead…

China needs to solve the Hong Kong problem, and time is running out before the October 1 National Day celebration,…

China Human Trafficking - How China’s Restrictive Family Planning Policies Have Resulted in Human Rights Violations
How China’s Restrictive Family Planning Policies Have Resulted in Human Rights Violations

Over the past few years, the People’s Republic of China has received international criticism for its harsh treatment of Uighur…

What We’ve Learned from Hong Kong Protests So Far
What We’ve Learned from the Hong Kong Protests So Far

When Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Hong Kong’s Legislative Council originally introduced the proposed extradition law in late March 2019,…

Religious Liberty versus Nationalism?

There were two notable conferences in DC this past week: the second annual Ministerial on International Religious Freedom, hosted by…

The State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights: Concerns and Five Recommendations

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s July 8 announcement of who would serve on the new State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights has drawn a wide critical reaction.

New Report Confirms China Continues to Kill Innocent People for Their Organs
New Report Confirms China Continues to Kill Innocent People for Their Organs

A respected prosecutor chaired a panel of experts to examine whether China ended its practice of organ harvesting in 2006, as Beijing claims. These human rights advocates, physicians, and diverse leaders uncovered haunting violations.