Benedict Rogers, East Asia Team Leader at the human rights organization CSW and a Senior Fellow with the Religious Freedom Institute, writes at UCA News of Taiwan’s growing efforts to promote religious freedom, human rights, and democracy, at the risk of provoking China’s ire.
The deadly impact of ethno-religious nationalism in Burma is the focus of an important new report from CSW, authored by Benedict Rogers, CSW East Asia Team Lead and Senior Fellow with RFI’s South and Southeast Asia Action Team.
This new video report from the Wall Street Journal provides exclusive interviews and rare images documenting the severe persecution of Uighur Muslims by China’s communist government. Most of China’s Uighurs live in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. In Xinjiang, the government has woven state-of-the-art technology in with its tried-and-true methods of totalitarian oppression.
Based in part on a massively intrusive census of residents’ personal information, the communist regime has created a system that assigns a national security score to every individual and family. It sends those it scores as “unsafe” to prison-like “study centers” for political indoctrination and re-education.