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  1. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Billionaire liberal activist Wang Gongquan formally arrested

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 12:37pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Lawyer confirmed formal arrest of investor and prominent support of Xu Zhiyong Outspoken human rights advocate Wang Gongquan, who has been detained by police for more than a month on charges of disturbing public order, has been formally arrested, according to his lawyer. “I was informed by Beijing prosecutors on the phone that Wang Gongquan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1336472/liberal-activist-wang-gongquan-formally-arrested
  2. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    First New Citizen Movement activists to stand trial in China

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 11:16am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler At least three members of the New Citizen Movement, a group of activists calling for the respect of human rights and government transparency in China, are expected to stand trial the southeastern province of Jiangxi province within two weeks. Liu Ping, Wei Zhongping and Li Sihua are the first members of the grassroots movement to stand trial this year. Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1329258/first-new-citizen-movement-activists-stand-trial-china
  3. News - China

    Leading liberals launch petition demanding activist Xu Zhiyong's release

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 01:08pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Three of China's most prominent liberal voices have started collecting signatures for a petition to demand the release of Xu Zhiyong, one of the founders of a civic movement calling for transparent and constitutional rule. Octogenarian economist Mao Yushi, billionaire venture capitalist Wang Gongquan and veteran journalist Xiao Shu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1288378/leading-liberals-launch-petition-demanding-activist-xu-zhiyongs-release
  4. Infographics - CHINA POLITICS

    Symphony of scandal: The significance of the ICIJ leaks timing

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 10:59am by Cedric Sam, Chris Luo, Patrick Boehler

    ... Cedric Sam, Chris Luo and Patrick Boehler On January 22, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published an excoriating report on the extent of offshore accounts owned by China's wealthy and powerful. We illustrate how the exposé ties in with the timelines of other important ongoing stories. The ICIJ this week has revealed that the relatives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/infographics/article/1412376/symphony-scandal
  5. News - China

    Leading citizen movement activist Xu Zhiyong arrested

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 11:13am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com One of China's most prominent human rights activists was taken into custody by police on Tuesday at his home, where he spent the last three months under house arrest. Xu Zhiyong's detention on charges of having "gathered crowds to disrupt public order" followed a summons delivered earlier on Tuesday. The arrest deals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1284552/leading-citizen-movement-activist-xu-zhiyong-arrested-beijing
  6. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Detained activist Xu Zhiyong calls for 'courageous citizens to stand up' in secret video

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 10:43am by Ivan Zhai and Patrick Boehler

    ... Ivan Zhai and Patrick Boehler Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong, in police custody since mid-July, has released a video message from his cell, calling on his compatriates "to be citizens" and hold up the rights and obligations laid down by the nation's constitution. "No matter how corrupted and absurd society is, this country needs some courageous citizens ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1295199/jailed-activist-xu-zhiyong-calls-courageous-citizens-stand-secret

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