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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:18pm by AFP, AP

    ... AFP and AP in Beijing An outspoken Chinese minority Uygur scholar accused of separatism will go on trial Wednesday in the country’s northwest, one of his lawyers said. Tohti will be tried by a court in Xinjiang’s capital Urumqi, said Liu Xiaoyuan, his lawyer and a Chinese human rights specialist. Tohti, formerly an economics professor at Beijing University, was arrested earlier ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1591636/uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti-go-trial-separatism-week-says-lawyer
  2. 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

    ... Reuters in Beijing Lawyer says timing of police questioning about well-known events could mean that authorities plan to charge Pu with collusion Chinese police have questioned a prominent ... this a long time ago.” Zhang said the authorities could use Pu's contacts with Locke to accuse him of “collusion”. In the past, Chinese police have used the charge of collusion with a “hostile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577646/rights-lawyer-pu-zhiqiang-grilled-police-over-meetings-us-envoy
  3. 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

    ... Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng suffered malnutrition and psychological abuse in prison, his wife said as she called for Beijing to let him seek treatment in the United States. Gao, who has ... said. “I am completely devastated by what the Chinese government has done to my husband. The only thing I feared more than him being killed was his suffering relentless and horrific torture ...

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

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

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

    ... in shape, Gutmann says. Opposed to mainland "spin control", he pans the perception that Falun Gong imaginatively paints "torture tableaux straight out of a Cultural Revolution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/books/article/1574190/book-review-slaughter-ethan-gutmann
  5. 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

    ... Associated Press in Beijing US-based family continues campaign to push for rights lawyer's release from house arrest for medical treatment The wife of Chinese human rights attorney Gao Zhisheng said on Saturday that her husband was kept in isolation for two and a half years and starved before his release from prison a week ago. Geng He said by telephone from San ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575050/he-cant-eat-or-talk-gao-zhishengs-wife-horrifed-state-his-health-after
  6. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Woman finds an SOS note in her trousers from a 'Chinese prisoner'

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 07:20pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... for help from a Chinese prison inmate has been discovered inside a garment purchased at a popular UK clothing retailer. Karen Wisinska of Northern Ireland found the note in a pair of trousers she had purchased from Primark, a British-owned Irish clothing chain. The note was composed entirely in simplified Chinese characters except for three SOS cries written across its top. “We ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1541838/woman-finds-sos-note-her-trousers-chinese-prisoner
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese-Australian artist to be deported after detention in Beijing

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:35am

    ... Associated Press in Canberra and Reuters in Beijing Guo Jian was taken into a 15-day custody on a visa-related matter, Beijing tells Canberra A Chinese-born Australian artist detained ... student-led pro-democracy movement, was taken from his home in suburban Beijing by Chinese authorities on Sunday night after a profile of him appeared in the Financial Times newspaper in commemoration ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1526527/chinese-australian-artist-be-deported-after-detention-beijing
  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Australia seeks release of Chinese-born artist held in Beijing

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:23am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Jian had been detained in Beijing Australia said on Tuesday it is trying to confirm reports that a Chinese-born Australian artist had been detained in Beijing ahead of the 25th anniversary ... pro-democracy movement, was taken away by Chinese authorities shortly after a profile of him appeared in the Financial Times newspaper in commemoration of the anniversary of the crackdown. Foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1524358/australia-seeks-release-chinese-born-artist-held-beijing
  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese-Australian artist detained 'over interview about his Tiananmen artwork'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:07pm by AFP

    ... A Chinese-Australian artist has been detained in Beijing just ahead of the Tiananmen Square anniversary, a report said today, with Canberra informing Beijing of its “strong interest” in the case. Guo Jian, ... Chinese-born Australian managed to send two short text messages to friends, saying he had been taken by police, the report said. It cited a friend, artist Melanie Wang, as saying she was able to reach ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1523851/chinese-australian-artist-detained-over-interview-about-his-tiananmen
  10. 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

    ... blocked at Beijing’s airport on June 23 from leaving the country by Chinese security officials citing “national security”. Nanle and Henan police officers were also at the airport monitoring them, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555344/jailed-pastors-family-escape-china-us-after-harassment-authorities

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