Rights experts: Japan was wrong to detain Carlos Ghosn

GENEVA (AP) — GENEVA — A panel of human rights experts working with the United Nations says former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was wrongly detained in Japan and has urged “compensation” and “othe...

ICC: Forces in Libya's failed offensive booby trapped homes

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reported Tuesday that the recent failed offensive by Libya’s eastern-based forces involved a pattern of violence and the ...

Exclusive: EU taps Chinese technology linked to Muslim internment camps in Xinjiang

Two EU institutions are using technology produced by China's Hikvision, a firm that has been accused of providing surveillance equipment to Muslim internment camps in the country's northwest X...

Sent from Gitmo to UAE, detainees fear final stop: Yemen

The Guantanamo detainees were promised they were being sent to a Muslim country for rehabilitation that would help integrate them into society, opening the way to jobs, money, and marriage, according ...

Sent from Gitmo to UAE, detainees fear final stop: Yemen

The Guantanamo detainees were promised they were being sent to a Muslim country for rehabilitation that would help integrate them into society, opening the way to jobs, money, and marriage, according ...

Think tank urges China to release Canadian employee

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of the International Crisis Group used a high-level U.N. Security Council meeting attended by China’s foreign minister Tuesday to appeal for the release of the thin...

China denies report it may detain Americans, says U.S. mistreats its scholars

BEIJING (Reuters) - China denied on Monday that foreign nationals are under threat of arbitrary detention, following a newspaper report that Beijing had warned Washington it might arrest Americans in ...

Can Australia dump China amid trade tensions?

There are reports that Australia's coal is not wanted in China, their biggest market, with Chinese power stations and steel mills canceling orders and Chinese ports turning away Australian shipmen...

China threatens to detain visiting Americans

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has warned United States officials that it may detain American citizens in retaliation for the prosecution of Chinese scientists in the U.S. who allegedly lied about...

48 Taiwan nationals missing in China amid 'spy confessions'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Thursday (Oct. 15) the authorities have failed to locate 48 citizens who went missing between 2016 and 2019 after travelin...

China, Canada trade barbs on 50-year anniversary of diplomatic relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Canada and China, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau laid into China’s human rights record and arbitrary deten...

MAC highlights risk of travelling to China amid Taiwanese 'spy confessions'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Tuesday (Oct. 13) once again reminded Taiwanese citizens of the risk of arbitrary detention in China after four Taiwanese me...

China denies Canadians 'arbitrarily' detained over Meng case

BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday denied that two Canadian citizens held for almost two years had been “arbitrarily" detained in response to Canada’s arrest of an executive of technology giant Huawei. ...

Countries should reject China's bid for UN Human Rights Council: NGO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human rights groups are calling on UN member states to block China's attempt to run for one of the open seats on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) given the regime&#...

Detained Canadians in China get rare consular access

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government said Saturday that China granted consular access to two detained Canadians in China for the first time since January. The Global Affairs depar...