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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

    ... for corruption. Zhang said Pu has admitted to writing those posts, but said he did not mean to insult. If convicted of insulting people, Pu faces a maximum imprisonment of 10 years. Beijing police also ...

  2. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN chides Iran over juvenile executions

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... against God) and mofsid fil arz (corruption on earth) after trials that fell short of international fair trial standards, she said. At least six political prisoners were among more than 250 people ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing court upholds guilty verdict against rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 01:09pm by Angela Meng

    ... campaign. "They aren't listening, nor are they giving people what they really want." Xu and his many supporters had expressed hope that Xi, who has made cracking down on corruption ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China rebuffs US calls for release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 11:17am by AFP

    ... at Beijing’s clampdown on other activists including anti-corruption campaigner Xu Zhiyong. I want to suggest that only the 1.3 billion Chinese people have a say on China’s human rights China’s foreign ... including anti-corruption campaigner Xu Zhiyong. “We strongly urge Chinese authorities to release Liu Xiaobo, to end Liu Xia’s house arrest and to guarantee to Liu Xiaobo and his family members all ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US and family urge Beijing to free activist Yang Maodong

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 10:16am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The United States on Tuesday urged China to release anti-corruption and free speech activist Yang Maodong as his wife voiced fear that he was being ... detained four times since 2011, when he ended a five-year prison sentence for “running an illegal business.” Yang, who became well-known for highlighting corruption by a local Communist Party boss, ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights advocate Wang Gongquan latest to give video confession

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 10:36am by Keith Zhai

    ... after being detained by Beijing police, three people said. The former venture capitalist is a close friend and supporter of arrested anti-corruption and rights activist Xu Zhiyong. Wang made ... to address the country's corruption problem, even as it carries out a national campaign against graft. Wang's confession sparked heated debate on the internet after the South China Morning ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Lawyer and sister fear dissident Guo Feixiong has been mistreated

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:39am by Verna Yu

    ... exposed official corruption in Shenyang. Guo was also detained and beaten in 2005 and 2006 after he helped residents in the Taishi village in Guangdong in their attempt to unseat corrupt local ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese leaders blind to benefits of constitution, law professor says

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Party's authority, but it would actually help it rule better, he said. "The leaders can't really comprehend how social stability, market economy, and the curbing of corruption ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Muddled laws 'prevent justice' for young rape victims

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:29am by Mimi Lau

    ... is muddling the criminal law," she said. Wang said offenders who should be tried for rape were being charged with solicitation because of judicial corruption and the Communist Party's power ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China seeks to cultivate Sri Lanka ties but without international reproach

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 04:36am by KIM WALL

    ... Rajapaksa's reputation for corruption and nepotism, Sri Lanka became a favoured investment destination for Chinese companies under Beijing's "going out policy", which encourages ...




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