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From @chinaaid : "Organizations call on sympathizers to monitor China's human rights violations"

The China Aid Association is a non-profit Christian organization - based in Midland, Texas - with a mission to uncover and reveal the truth about religious persecution in China, focusing especially on the unofficial church. They do this, they explain in their website, by exposing the abuses, encouraging the abused and equipping the saints to advance the kingdom of God throughout China.

Organizations call on sympathizers to monitor China's human rights violations
Distributed by ChinaAid, December, 2016 ...

MIDLAND, TEXAS – group of international organizations issued a letter on Friday inviting institutions and individuals to join a group dedicated to monitoring human rights in China.

The “709 Case International Observation Group,” which named itself after the “709 event”—the mass roundup of human rights lawyers on July 9-10, 2015—was established in order to protect the rights of lawyers and activists who oppose China’s human rights violations. In its message, it denounces the arbitrary arrests of human rights defenders and asks that the recipients observe whether or not China upholds its commitment to rights protection and rule of law, as sanctioned by the Chinese Constitution, China’s Criminal Procedure Law and the International Convention on Human Rights ...

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