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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese rights lawyer grilled by police over meetings with US envoy, ‘insults’ to officials

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:07pm by Reuters

    ... is politically motivated. Many human rights activists have said the charges against Pu were meant to silence a fierce critic of the ruling Communist Party. China has stepped up a crackdown on dissent, ... human rights lawyer about meetings with the former US ambassador to China, his alleged “insults” against senior officials and his frequent trips to Japan, his lawyer said on Tuesday. Pu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577646/rights-lawyer-pu-zhiqiang-grilled-police-over-meetings-us-envoy
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    'He can't eat or talk': Gao Zhisheng's wife horrifed by state of his health after jail

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 08:38pm by AP

    ... denouncing the torture he said he had suffered. Geng and Gao’s attorney Jarod Genser are asking that he be allowed to leave China and join his wife and two children in California. His family fled China in 2009 and won political asylum in the United States. “He’s been in a small cell that’s dimly lit with no natural light,” Genser said. “The guards had strict instructions to not talk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575050/he-cant-eat-or-talk-gao-zhishengs-wife-horrifed-state-his-health-after
  3. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The Slaughter by Ethan Gutmann Prometheus Books Pity anyone who enters China's penal system for any reason. Even "prisoners of conscience"- Uygurs, Tibetans, ... and political captives apparently lose their "retail organs" to transplant tourists from countries including France and Japan. A harvested kidney fetches about US$62,000, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574190/book-review-slaughter-ethan-gutmann
  4. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyers publicly shamed by China's national bar association

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 12:47pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com In a rare move, China’s national bar association named and shamed seven lawyers who have fought some of the country’s highest-profile human rights ... the All-China Lawyer’s Association said in a statement. The state-backed bar association said the group had been stripped of their licences to practice law. It stressed in the statement, meant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544177/rights-lawyers-publicly-shamed-chinas-national-bar-association
  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Gao Zhisheng's wife wants him to seek treatment in US after 'horrific torture' in Chinese jail

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Wife pleads with China to let her 'underfed and psychologically abused' husband travel to America to seek medical help and be with his family ... defended some of China’s most vulnerable people such as underground Christians, aggrieved miners and members of the banned Falungong spiritual movement, was released last week after serving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1573422/gao-zhishengs-wife-wants-him-get-treated-us-after-horrific-torture
  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Forced to go five-star: How China sends dissidents on all-expenses paid trips to keep them quiet

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing As top Communist leaders gathered in Beijing, veteran Chinese political activist He Depu was obliged to leave town- for an all-expenses-paid holiday ... meeting of China’s legislature, he said. Two policemen accompanied him, his wife and another dissident for dips in the ocean and visits to a large Buddha statue, he said. “We had a pretty good ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540832/forced-go-five-star-how-china-sends-dissidents-all-expenses-paid-trips
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of freed rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng fears husband tortured

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:26pm by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Spouse of dissident advocate Gao Zhisheng confirms her husband is out of prison but struggling to eat and may be in poor health Torture fears held for 'freed' rights lawyer Mainland human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1568569/wife-freed-rights-lawyer-gao-zhisheng-fears-husband-tortured
  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Jailed pastor's family escapes from China to the US after 'harassment by authorities'

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 01:20pm by AP

    ... have sneaked out of China to the United States with the help of activists after complaining about an extended campaign of harassment by the authorities, a Christian rights group said yesterday. Zhang’s daughter, son-in-law and one-year-old grandchild landed in Dallas, Texas, and have now gone to Midland, according to US-based China Aid. The group said an underground network of activists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555344/jailed-pastors-family-escape-china-us-after-harassment-authorities
  9. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Ensure fair trial for GSK probe pair, Foreign Correspondents' Club urges Beijing

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Christy Choi

    ... in public." Humphrey, a 58-year-old Briton, and mainland-born American Yu, 61, ran ChinaWhys, a risk consultancy that helped corporate clients screen potential partners and employees and watched ... GlaxoSmithKline China head Mark Reilly and his girlfriend. GlaxoSmithKline is accused of funnelling up to three billion yuan (HK$3.8 billion) through travel agencies to bribe doctors to prescribe its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556678/ensure-fair-trial-gsk-probe-pair-foreign-correspondents-club-urges
  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US Congress pokes Beijing with ‘Liu Xiaobo Plaza’ Washington embassy address proposal

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:23am by Reuters

    ... it can play a significant role in pressuring China to release political prisoners and open up," he said. Additional reporting by Agence France-Presse ... Reuters in Beijing China may soon have an unhappy address for its embassy in Washington. The House Appropriations Committee has included in its next year State Department budget a proposal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540182/chinese-embassy-may-find-itself-1-liu-xiaobo-plaza-us-congress-tables

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