On 17 April in Chinese history, Hong Kong and Taiwan

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Updated on April 17, 2019

1895: Signature of the Treaty of Shimonoseki between China and Japan, marking the end of the First Sino-Japanese war. Taiwan is conceded to Japan
http://www.taiwandocuments.org/shimonoseki01.htm
http://src-h.slav.hokudai.ac.jp/eng/news/no10/enews10-essay2.html
http://sinojapanesewar.com/peace.htm
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4167.html

2001: By 23 votes against 17, China gets the non examination by the United Nations Human right Committee of a motion introduced by United States

2013: Death in a car accident of Hong Kong singer Sita Chan, born on March 10, 1987
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1216576/hong-kong-singer-sita-chan-killed-car-crash?page=all
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest+News/Showbiz/Story/A1Story20130418-416922.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19CXNuJyTiI

2015: Amid tight security, a Chinese court convicts veteran journalist Gao Yu for revealing state secrets and sentences her to seven years in prison
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1768883/jailing-chinese-journalist-gao-yu-part-push-silence
http://edition.cnn.com/2015/04/17/asia/china-gao-yu-jail/index.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32346382