(World Wide Web—Oct. 3, 2020) On October 5, Bob Fu, Founder and President of China Aid will speak at the upcoming UN HRC Side Event advocating for children in China to have the freedom to profess their faith.
- focus on the testimonies of children who are victims and survivors of China’s persecution of children of faith recognizing that, “The participation of children matters profoundly” and that improvements to the rights of the child are more likely to succeed when informed by their [their] views.
- hope that through the experiences and recommendations of survivors, it will serve as a base to understand the widespread effects of China’s breaches to the Convention the Rights of the Child article 14 and facilitate steps forward for member states and UN bodies to address the violations
- be conducted virtually with a panel of experts and witnesses, consisting of survivors and representatives from four different religious groups in China: Christian, Uyghur Muslims, Falun Gong, and Tibetans.
- include a discussion at the end, followed by a Q&A session.
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