The Path of the Women’s Rights Movement in U.S.

A Timeline of the Women’s Rights Movement 1848 – 1998 1848 The world’s first women’s rights convention is held in Seneca Falls, NY, July 19-20. A Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions is debated and signed by 68 women and 32 men, setting the agenda for the women’s rights movement that followed. 1849 Elizabeth Smith Miller…

Response to We the People Petition on the Protests in Hong Kong

We are watching the situation in Hong Kong closely. Around the world, the United States supports internationally recognized fundamental freedoms, such as freedom of peaceful assembly and freedom of expression. We urge the Hong Kong authorities to exercise restraint, and for protestors to express their views peacefully.   The United States supports universal suffrage in…

Guizhou Sansui Armed Officials Killed Student Activists

A PART OF PHOTOS BY WRIC’s VOLUNTEERS   On October 11, 2014, Guizhou Province Miao and Sansui County; farmers, students, workers, merchants, taxi drivers and other demonstrations of tens of thousands of people gathered throughout the day, protested the containment of the county government.That night, thousands of protesters were armed. Riot police, closed all roads…

Hefei Province “Public Disturbance” Case Begins

Source: Women’s Rights in China volunteer                     Translated by: Qing Zhang               Aug 8,2014   Last February, officials escorted Chinese dissident Lin Zhang’s daughter, Anni, away from her elementary school and detained her for several hours. When three activists, Huapin Li, Cheng…