Introduction

This is a collection of China's white paper on human rights published by the Chinese government since 1991. They show the remarkable progress in its human rights protection efforts and great achievements. Over the years, the Chinese central government has taken effective measures to improve human rights in China, and the tremendous achievements China has made fully demonstrate that it is taking the correct path of human rights development that suits its national conditions.

White paper hails "remarkable progress" in human rights protection

A white paper issued by China's State Council Information Office on Friday lauded "remarkable progress" in the law-based protection of human rights over the past five years. According to the white paper, titled "New Progress in the Legal Protection of Human Rights in China," the country has opened a new era of human rights protection. The undertaking of human rights protection in China has made much headway and China is contributing to the diversity of human civilization and providing Chinese wisdom and solutions to promote social progress.[more..]

China issues white paper on public health

The Chinese government Friday published a white paper on public health, stressing that health is a precondition for the survival of humanity and the development of human society. The white paper, released by the State Council Information Office, introduced facts about the development of public health as an essential element of human rights in China. The right to health is a basic human right rich in connotations. It is the guarantee for a life with dignity. Everyone is entitled to the highest standard of health, equally available and accessible, according to the white paper.[more..]

White paper hails "great progress" of human right protection in Xinjiang

A white paper issued by China's State Council Information Office on Thursday lauded "great progress" in the protection of human rights of people of various ethnic groups in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. According to the white paper, titled "Human Rights in Xinjiang - Development and Progress," Xinjiang's economic and social development has entered a new historical phase since China launched its epoch-making reform and opening-up drive in 1978.[more..]

China issues white paper on right to development

The Chinese government Thursday issued a white paper on the right to development, expounding on its philosophy, practice and contribution. The white paper, titled "The Right to Development: China's Philosophy, Practice and Contribution," said that development is the top priority of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in governance and national revitalization, and the key to resolving all other problems. It said that China is willing to join the international community to share its philosophy and experience and to boost sound development of global human rights.[more..]

China issues white paper on poverty reduction, human rights

The Chinese government on Monday issued a white paper that hailed the efforts and progress made in poverty alleviation and human rights. The white paper, titled "China's Progress in Poverty Reduction and Human Rights," said poverty reduction is the most telling evidence of China's progress in human rights. The white paper said China has made an enormous contribution to poverty reduction worldwide. Over the past 30 years since the launch of the reform and opening up drive, more than 700 million Chinese people have been lifted out of poverty.[more..]

White paper hails China's progress in judicial protection of human rights

A white paper published Monday by the State Council Information Office hailed the new progress made in human rights protection in the field of justice as China enhances the rule of law in all respects. The white paper, titled "New Progress in the Judicial Protection of Human Rights in China," said the judiciary is the last line of defense to safeguard social fairness and justice, and judicial protection of human rights is an important part of human rights progress in a country.[more..]

China issues white paper on human rights

The Chinese government on Monday released a white paper upholding China's unique pattern of protecting human rights and elaborating the progress in 2014. "The tremendous achievements China has made in its human rights endeavors fully demonstrate that it is taking the correct path of human rights development that suits its national conditions," says the white paper published by the State Council Information Office under the title "Progress in China's Human Rights in 2014." The white paper is China's 12th report on human rights since the government began releasing such reports in 1991.[more..]

China issues white paper on human rights

The Chinese government on Monday released a white paper detailing the progress made in human rights in 2013, highlighting enhanced social fairness, justice and freedom of speech. "China's progress in its human rights undertaking is there for everybody to see, and every unbiased and reasonable observer can draw a fair conclusion," said the white paper, published by the State Council Information Office under the title "Progress in China's Human Rights in 2013."[more..]

China issues white paper on human rights

The Chinese government on Tuesday released a white paper detailing the progress made in human rights in 2012, stressing its achievements in improving living standards and increasing room for citizens to express their opinions. "The cause of human rights in China has entered a stage of planned, sustainable, steady and comprehensive development," says the white paper, published by the State Council Information Office under the title "Progress in China's Human Rights in 2012."[more..]

China issues 9th white paper on human rights

The Chinese government Sunday released a white paper on human rights in China in 2009, highlighting the role of Internet freedom and the country's efforts in safeguarding citizens' legitimate civil and political rights. "The overall cause of human rights has been promoted in an all-round way," says the white paper, published by the State Council Information Office under the title "Progress in China's Human Rights in 2009."[more..]

White paper details human rights progress

China on Wednesday published a white paper to show the marked progress in its human rights protection efforts in the year 2004. The 41-page document, the 8th of its kind since 1991, has been intended to "help the international community toward a better understanding of the human rights situation in China," said the Information Office of the State Council which released it. The year 2004 is an important year for China in building a well-off society in an all-round way, the white paper said. "It is also a year that saw all-round progress in China's human rights undertakings," it added.[more..]

Rights progress reflects 'people first' policy

On Tuesday the central government issued a white paper entitled "Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 2003." It has been applauded by many experts and scholars as the best testament to the government's dedication to prioritizing "people first" principles. Liu Nanlai, an expert on human rights with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), said the 16,000-character white paper offers convincing proof of that dedication by reviewing specific facts and figures on the country's goals and achievements in promoting, protecting and developing human rights over the past year.[more..]

China issues white paper on human rights

The Chinese government released a white paper detailing the progress made in human rights in 2000. "The year 2000 was a year of milestone-like significance in the course of China's development along modern lines, and also a year that witnessed continued advance in China's human rights cause. And the human rights situation maintained a good momentum of development," says the white paper, published by the State Council Information Office under the title "Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 2000."[more..]

China issues white paper on human rights

The Chinese government released a white paper detailing the progress made in human rights in 1998, stressing its achievements that gained dring the past 20 years since the reform and opening-up. "China witnessed continued advances in China's human rights while achieving steady development in its reform," says the white paper, published by the State Council Information Office under the title "Progress in China's Human Rights Cause in 1998."[more..]

China issues white paper on human rights

China published a white paper to show the marked progress in its human rights protection efforts in the year 1996, detailing the progress the country has made in protecting people's rights to subsistence and development, citizens' democratic rights, the judicial guarantee for human rights, workers' rights, citizens' rights to receive education, legitimate rights and interests of women and children, as well as the guarantee of the rights of ethnic minorities. [more..]

China issues white paper on human rights

The Chinese government released a white paper entitled "The Progress of Human Rights in China." "China has actively safeguarded the aim and principle of promoting human rights and basic freedoms set forth in the United Nations Charter and firmly opposed some countries' hegemonic acts of using a double standard for the human rights of other countries. China's principled stand on human rights has won support from many countries of the world. China has made effective efforts in maintaining world peace and promoting the healthy development of international human rights." according to the white paper.[more..]

China issues white paper on Tibet's ownership and human rights situation

The Chinese government released a white paper entitled "Tibet -- Its Ownership And Human Rights Situation." It presents China's Tibet with twelve chapters: Ownership of Tibet, Origins of So-called 'Tibetan Independence', The Dalai Clique's Separatist Activities and The Central Government's Policy, Feudal Serfdom in Old Tibet, The People Gain Personal Freedom, The People Enjoy Political Rights, Economic Development and Improvement of Living Standards, Freedom of Religious Belief, Development of Education and Culture, People's Health and Demographic Growth, Protection of Living Environment, and Special State Aid for Tibet's Development.[more..]

China issues white paper on human rights

The Chinese government released a white paper entitled "Human Rights in China." It introduces the efforts and achevements the Chinese people has done in ten chapters: The Right to Subsistence--The Foremost Human Right The Chinese People Long Fight for, The Chinese People Have Gained Extensive Political Rights, Citizens Enjoy Economic, Cultural and Social Rights, Guarantee of Human Rights In China's Judicial Work, Guarantee of the Right to Work, Citizens Enjoy Freedom Of Religious Belief, Guarantee of the Rights of The Minority Nationality, Family Planning and Protection Of Human Rights, Guarantee of Human Rights For the Disabled, Active Participation in International Human Rights Activities.[more..]