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Rape and execution threats, flogging, electrocution, torturing family members within earshot, and breaking teeth are just some of the ways Iran forces prisoners to confess on camera.

Safeguard Defenders' Investigating Human Rights Violators, presents tools, links to databases, and techniques that guide the user how to collect detailed personal data on human rights violators, including any business holdings, etc., in mainland China and Hong Kong.

Chúng tôi đã tìm thấy cảnh quay của ít nhất 21 cá nhân kể từ năm 2007, những người đã bị buộc phải thú nhận trước camera. 

We found footage of at least 21 individuals since 2007 who had been forced to confess on film.

Today, 15 January, Safeguard Defenders released "Fighting Impunity: A guide on how civil society can use Magnitsky Acts to sanction human rights violators". This comprehensive manual, aimed at civil society, is the first of its kind and provides step by step instructions on how to file recommendations for sanctions on perpetrators of gross human rights violations.

Download directly from Human Rights First as a WORD document here.

 

On 21 August, Safeguard Defenders filed a comprehensive report and review of China's newest system for Enforced Disappearances, Liuzhi, to nine relevant UN Special Procedures. 

With the detention and placement into ‘Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location’ (RSDL) of foreign citizens by China in several high-profile cases, such as Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor and Yang Hengjun, it merits a closer look at the use of solitary confinement within China’s RSDL system, and if and if so why, it constitutes torture under international law, in particular the Convention Against Torture, one of the few key human rights treatises both signed and ratified by China.

This brief paper looks into how critics are effectively disappeared after arrest, while awaiting trial, by police’s use of false names for those placed into pre-trial detention, done by police sometimes with, sometimes without, the detention centers’ knowledge.

 

Download as pdf: Hidden in Detention - Vanishing Suspects

 

On November 23, 2018, Safeguard Defenders will release its next book, Trial By Media - China's new show trials, and the global expansion of Chinese media, edited by Peter Dahlin.

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