A Hong Kong activist remembers the Tiananmen crackdown, explaining why he is moved by a sense of urgency to protect civic freedoms before it's too late.
South Korea and Japan both highlighted the promotion of freedom, peace and prosperity, based on liberal democratic values, terms not heard often enough in Asia.
"We cannot just let China act as it wants," warns Japanese Diet member Keiji Furuya, leader of a cross-parliamentary human rights group in Tokyo.
Some things are just too good to be true. Behind the glitz and glamor, Shein has allegedly built an empire on unethical practices and unlivable wages.
An Uyghur Japanese national urges consumers to stop buying goods tainted with Chinese forced labor and human rights abuses. How about Tokyo's solar panels?
Winning an unprecedented third term at the 20th Chinese Communist Party congress will give Xi Jinping the freedom to change the status quo by force.
"We need more people to join us in this fight. We need to use the conscience of Japan to help make up for what is broken...
The UN Human Rights Council's decision came days after World Uyghur Congress representatives and a camp survivor took their appeal to Japanese lawmakers.
As victims of Beijing’s ethnic cleansing shared their experiences at a New York conference, it became impossible to see the Uyghur genocide as a distant crisis.
The significance of Japan-China talks lies in the candid exchange of opinions, even though it may be painful for the Chinese leaders to hear.
The UN has recognized China’s oppression of its Uyghur minority. The international community needs to apply pressure on the Chinese government to stop.
The US State Department’s “2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” recognizes the problem and its depth — a first step towards resolving it.