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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tibetan writer placed under house arrest 'over dinner invite from John Kerry's delegation'

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:58pm by AP

    ... and their causes at a time of deteriorating human rights. ”Tsering Woeser has emerged as a clarion voice of the people, even as the Chinese government has worked to curtail the flow of information from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550271/tibetan-writer-placed-under-house-arrest-over-dinner-invite-us-official
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyers publicly shamed by China's national bar association

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

    ... and participant in the New Citizen Movement, a loose grouping of rights activists. Teng, currently a visiting scholar at Chinese University in Hong Kong, said being named singled out by the bar was like ...

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

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

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

    ... dissident Andrei Sakharov. After US lawmakers proposed the street renaming several weeks ago, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman warned it would be a "provocative action" and called Liu "a man who has violated Chinese laws". It was Phil Mendelson, head of the US capital's council, who introduced a resolution to rechristen the street after the Nobel laureate ...

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

    Spanish High Court dismisses China human rights cases

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:45am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Madrid Spain’s High Court on Monday dismissed two judicial investigations into alleged cases of genocide and human rights violations by Chinese authorities under a new law ... perpetrators. China bristled in February when a Spanish judge issued arrest orders for former top Chinese officials as part of investigations into a 2006 human rights complaint by a Tibetan-Spanish monk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539427/spain-high-court-dismisses-china-rights-cases
  10. 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 ... and eat well,” he added. When Chinese citizens travel to Beijing seeking redress from higher authorities for local government abuses they risk detention in makeshift “black jails”, where ...

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

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