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China Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) is a non-government organization of domestic and overseas Chinese human rights activists and groups.[1] The organization is headquartered in Washington DC.[2] Its objective is to provide assistance to both human rights activists and victims of rights abuses, as well as to monitor developments in human rights and rule of law. CHRD supplies grants to Chinese human rights activists, as well as legal training and assistance.[3]

The group issues statements on human rights issues and its website provides news and background information.

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  1. ^ "China quake activist detained: rights group". Google. AFP. 1 April 2009. Retrieved 18 April 2009.
  2. ^ Chinese Human Rights Defenders, Donate to Chinese Human Rights Defenders Archived 2012-02-01 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed 05-24-2012.
  3. ^ Chinese Human Rights Defenders, About CHRD, Accessed 05-24-2012.

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