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    House-arrested Hu Jia gets a few surprise visitors

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:39pm by John Kennedy

    ... John Kennedy Beijing-based dissident Hu Jia may still be on a hunger strike in protest of being placed under house arrest on September 18. It's hard to say because his home internet ... a meal, supposedly) but were eventually able to get him down to the courtyard for a few quick photos. In early 2008 while Hu was in prison and his wife Zeng Jinyan kept under house arrest ...

  2. News - China

    State media warn Beijing will take action after Japanese arrests on Diaoyus

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Following Japanese arrest of Chinese activists on Diaoyu Islands, state media warn Beijing will act Shots fired- at least in print China's state ... as the Senkakus in Japan. Waving Chinese national flags, the protestors chanted slogans demanding China take action against Tokyo after Japan arrested five Chinese activists who landed on the islands. ...

  3. Foreign minister denies tensions despite police presence and arrests

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... tensions despite the massive show of force by police in big mainland cities during the past three Sundays and arrests of activists across the country. 'You said the situation in the country ... protests. Helicopters were used in the capital to help patrol areas deemed sensitive. More than 100 activists and rights lawyers have been detained or put under house arrest, and several influential ...

  4. Five arrested over arson attacks that killed 10 in Lhasa

    Posted Mar 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Five Tibetans were arrested yesterday for two arson attacks that led to the deaths of 10 people during riots in Lhasa , the Public Security Ministry announced at a hastily called press conference in Beijing. The arrests brought to 29 the number of people officially arrested for their involvement in the riots since March 14. Three of the arrested were Tibetan women, ...

  5. Beijing confirms Tibet protest but denies arrest of monks

    Posted Mar 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the monks had been formally arrested. 'Yesterday [Monday] afternoon in Lhasa city there were monks from some temples who, under the instigation and encouragement of a small group of people, ... by armed police 10km from the city centre. 'Between 50 and 60 of the monks were arrested, and no information is available for the moment on where they were detained.' The Drepung ...

  6. Activists arrested 'worst crackdown and beaten in in five years'

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Congress, which opens on Monday, has been marked by the severest wave of repression in years. Dozens of arrests, detentions, beatings and abductions have taken place since August, peaking during ... for the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, to be announced at the end of the month. Mr Hu has been under house arrest since May. On October 5, police permitted ...

  7. Beijing Capital chairman arrested in probe

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Jamil Anderlini, Yvonne Liu

    ... Jamil Anderlini in Beijing and Yvonne Liu Liu Xiaoguang, the chairman of Beijing Capital Group, the parent firm of Hong Kong-listed Beijing Capital Land, was arrested on Saturday ... arrest. Liu Zhihua was arrested on June 11 and charged with corruption and a 'decadent lifestyle'. Sources said he was involved in requisitioning the Beijing Morgan Centre, a large ...

  8. Police seize TV reporter who alleged power abuse

    Posted Dec 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interviewed other prosecution officials over alleged intervention in a financial dispute between a Guangdong businessman, identified as Mr Wu, and a Taiyuan businessman, Mr Hao. Mr Wu was arrested ... But the report also said that Li was the girlfriend of the Guangdong businessman's brother, who had given her expensive gifts. Quoting neighbours who witnessed the reporter's arrest, the report ...

  9. Life of opulence on Beijing's millionaires' row

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was Liu Xiaoqing, the mainland movie star arrested for tax evasion last year. 'Her fiance and maid are still living in the villa while she sits in jail,' Mr Wang said. ...

  10. News - China - Beijing

    Man kills two in Beijing stabbing spree, dies in fight with police

    Posted May 05th 2013, 10:39am by Ernest Kao

    ... suffered injuries while resisting arrest and later died in hospital. Police are investigating the incident. View Larger Map ...




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