Unveiling Authoritarianism: Assessing China’s Governance and Human Rights Landscape

Thursday February 29th, 10.00 – 12.00

Registration starting at 9.30am/ Welcome coffee

Press Club Brussels, Rue Froissart 95, 1040 Brussels

Moderator: Willy Fautré Director and Co-Founder of Human Rights Without Frontiers.

BENEDICT ROGERS: Promises Broken, Treaties Betrayed: The Dismantling of Hong Kong’s Freedoms, Rule of Law and Autonomy

He is the author of The China Nexus: Thirty Years In and Around the Chinese Communist Party’s Tyranny, and is the co-founder and CEO of Hong Kong Watch.  He is a member of the advisory group of the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) and an advisor to the World Uyghur Congress.

SIR GEOFFREY NICE, QC:“The Uyghurs in China and the Uyghur Tribunal”

He chaired both the Uyghur Tribunal and the China Tribunal into forced organ harvesting. He will address the situation of the Uyghurs in China

Dr. ROY CHUN LEE, Taipei Representative in the EU and Belgium (Since January 2024): “Taiwan’s 2024 Election and the Implications

Dr. MASSIMO INTROVIGNE: “The Hidden Side of Religious Persecution in China: The Catholic Church and the Groups Labeled as ‘Xie Jiao.'”

He is an Italian sociologist of religions, the founder and managing director of the Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) and former “OSCE Representative on combating racism, xenophobia and discrimination, with a special focus on discrimination against Christians and members of other religions”

CHRISTINE MIRRE, CAP Liberté de Conscience, NGO with UN ECOSOC status: “Religious Freedom in China: Advocacy at the United Nations”

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