Presumed Guilty

Presumed Guilty presents data, drawing straight from the Chinese judiciary, on arrests, prosections and trials, to show changes since Xi Jinping came to power, and to provide the statistics that shows that upon arrest, ones guilty verdict is more or less guaranteed. 

Access Denied: China's False Freedom

The first in-depth study of the Non-Release Release (NRR) phenomenon, in which prisoners, freed from prison, continue to be arbitrarily detained by the police at their home, at a hotel or in a secret location for weeks, months or even years.

Access Denied: China's Vanishing Suspects

This report investigates how police in China are forcing victims, many of whom are rights defenders, to take a fake name in pre-trial detention, effectively disappearing them even within the formal judicial system. 

Rampant Repression

This brief report shows, for the very first time, the scale and scope of China's ever more popular system for disappearing rather than detaining critics (RSDL).

Review of China's use of forced TV confessions Annex

Appendix and additional data for Submission on China's Practice of Extracting and Broadcasting Forced Confessions Before Trial submitted to relevant UN organs for review. 

Review of China's use of forced TV confessions

Review submitted to UN organs on Chinese authorities’ widespread practice of coercing individuals into confessing on TV before their trials. Produced and submitted together with several international NGOs.

Investigating human rights violators

A primer on how to how to track down data and personal details on individuals suspected of committing human rights violations, for use when preparing recommendations for Magnitsky sanctions, or otherwise investigating suspected rights violators. 

Coerced on Camera

A ground-breaking new study of how Vietnamese police parade human rights defenders from lawyers, villagers fighting land grabs to foreigners in front of TV cameras long before trial.

Fighting Impunity: A guide on Magnitsky Act

The first-ever comprehensive guide, based on candid and anonymous interviews with diplomats, government officials, and study of past work with submitting human rights violators for Magnitsky sanctions. (Single-page version)

Fighting Impunity: A guide on Magnitsky Act

The first-ever comprehensive guide, based on candid and anonymous interviews with diplomats, government officials, and study of past work with submitting human rights violators for Magnitsky sanctions. (Double-page version)

Comprehensive review of Liuzhi and the NSC

Submission to relevant United Nations bodies that present, in unprecedented detail, how China's new National Supervision Commission (NSC) and liuzhi, its system for disappearing suspects for up to six months, operates.

Joint report to HRC on RSDL

A report submitted to 15 UN Special Procedures ahead of Human Rights Council meeting, concerning the issue of enforced disappearances within the RSDL - Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location. 

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