The United States recognizes the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and Tibetan autonomous prefectures and counties in other provinces to be part of the People’s Republic of China.
This separate section on Xinjiang is included given the scope and severity of reported religious freedom violations specific to the region this year.
Reports on Hong Kong, Macau, and Tibet are appended at the end of this report. Given the scope and severity of reported religious freedom violations specific to Xinjiang this year, a separate section on the region is also included in this report.
The Amnesty International Report 2017/18 documents the state of the world’s human rights in 159 countries and territories during 2017.
The broad and sustained offensive on human rights that started after President Xi Jinping took power five years ago showed no sign of abating in 2017.
The Amnesty International Report 2016/17 documents the state of human rights in 159 countries and territories during 2016.