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. 

PDP Manual

Pratik Dijital Güvenlik, risk altında faaliyet yürütenlerin güvenliğini ve korunabilirliğini arttırmaya yönelik geliştirilmiş etraflı, kişisel çalışmayı odağına alan bir kılavuzdur. (MAC, Iphone)

PDP Manual

Pratik Dijital Güvenlik, risk altında faaliyet yürütenlerin güvenliğini ve korunabilirliğini arttırmaya yönelik geliştirilmiş etraflı, kişisel çalışmayı odağına alan bir kılavuzdur. (Windows, Android)

UPR Submission

Safeguard Defenders submission to the 3rd cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of China. The submission focuses on the issue of RSDL, China's use of disappearances, and the systematic use of torture inside the RSDL system.

Solitary confinement as torture

This brief report analyses the use of solitary confinement on detainees under RSDL through the lens of international law and concludes that its use at these secret facilities with no independent oversight clearly constitutes torture. 

From Central Control to National Supervision

A report that looks at China's National Supervision Commission, a super-agency responsible for investigating party members and state functionaries, and presents information on liuzhi - a form of secret incommunicado detention.

Hidden in Detention: Vanishing Suspects

This brief report exposes, for the first time, how it has become common for police to force prisoners in pre-trial detention centres to use a false name. This effectively disappears the victim, cutting them off from contact with their lawyer and their families.

Scripted and Staged

This groundbreaking and illustrated report was the first of its kind to expose the reality behind China's Forced TV Confessions that have been beamed around the world on China's state TV channel CGTN.

Battered and Bruised

A report on why and how torture continues to stand at the heart of China's judicial system, based on research conducted by a group of Chinese lawyers with experience trying to protect their clients from torture.

The People's Republic of the Disappeared

This critically acclaimed book (now in 2nd edition) was the first of its kind to expose China's then little known system for disappearing its critics - RSDL. It also offers the most exhaustive analysis of domestic and international law yet.

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