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  1. News - China Insider - MEDIA

    Chinese journalist who accused officials released after nearly a year in detention

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:04pm by Chris Luo

    ... from the Guangzhou-based New Express daily was placed under detention last August on suspicion of defaming state officials amid a sweeping anti-rumour crackdown.  Rights lawyer Zhou Ze, has represented Liu during his detention, said the journalist was released on bail on Sunday. He said he believed that the state was unlikely to press charges because the indictment is groundless. “The ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Son visits investigator Peter Humphrey and his wife in detention

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 05:57am by Toh Han Shih

    ... in their detention centre in Pudong, Shanghai. Harvey Humphrey, 19, told the Sunday Morning Post that he visited his parents- who were arrested for conducting investigations for British drug giant ... for relatives of foreigners in detention. However, an unnamed US lawyer said there had been other instances of detained foreigners receiving visitors. Harvey said his visit had been arranged ...

  3. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Shanxi No 2 graft buster Yang Senlin confirmed to be in detention

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Shanxi No 2 graft buster confirmed in detention The second-highest graft buster in Shanxi was detained immediately after his supervisor published an article yesterday urging the punishment of officials who objected to the leadership's anti-graft crackdown. The official announcement by the Communist Party's Central Commission for Discipline ...

  4. News - China Insider - SOCIAL MEDIA

    Detention of CCTV 'superstar' anchor Rui Chenggang polarises opinion across China’s social media

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 06:17pm by Chris Luo

    ... was taken away by prosecutors from a China Central Television studio in Beijing for investigation last Friday. The sudden nature of Rui’s detention was highlighted by the presence of a second ... but their detention failed to solicit nearly as much attention online as Rui – arguably China’s most prominent business news reporter. A fluent English-speaker, Rui is known for his frequent appearances ...

  5. News - China - PROTESTS

    Street protest leader Wang Aizhong freed after month-long detention

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 05:40pm by AP

    ... have since been released, although several remain in detention or have been indicted, including prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang. Wang could not be reached today, but his lawyers Wu Kuiming ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Huang Haibo's case sheds light on the detention of prostitutes and clients

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang Decision by police to detain Huang Haibo has state media, for the first time, questioning possible violations of the constitution TV star's case sheds light on detention for prostitution More than three weeks ago, when Huang Haibo was placed in 15 days' detention for soliciting a prostitute at a Beijing hotel, the scandal surrounding the popular television actor ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Lawyer denied bail after detention ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:46pm by AP

    ... to elaborate. “I don’t think he will be released any time soon,” Zhang said. “A criminal charge is very likely, given the circumstances and the reasons of the detention.” Pu was among dozens ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese-Australian artist to be deported after detention in Beijing

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:35am

    ... understand Mr Guo will be detained for 15 days and then required to depart China,” it said, adding that the Australian government would provide consular help during his detention. The department said consular officials were allowed to visit Guo in Beijing. The detention of Guo, 52, was part of a string of detentions of artists, lawyers, scholars and journalists ahead of the Tiananmen ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    US immigration detention system just doesn't work

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:32am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com US detention system just doesn't work You have read about how Chinese prisons and labour camps exploit inmates to produce commercial products. It turns that all over the United States, detained immigrants are being used as cheap labour at detention facilities. At least the Chinese inmates are convicted criminals. But according to The New York ...

  10. News - World - GUANTANAMO BAY

    Guantanamo Bay detainee cites international POW law in freedom bid

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 09:24pm by MCT

    ... benefit of any legal proceeding to determine their status," Kennedy said in a 2004 case brought by detainee Shafiq Rasul, a British citizen. "As the period of detention stretches from months to years, the case for continued detention to meet military exigencies becomes weaker." ...




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