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  1. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xia, Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s wife, awaiting hospital treatment: family friends

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 02:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... treatment, according to a family friend. Liu Xia, 53, was rushed to a Beijing hospital several days ago, where doctors diagnosed a heart malfunction, which required further treatment, a family friend said. She has been awaiting further treatment, the person said. Mo Shaoping, a lawyer close to the family, said Liu stayed at a hospital in the capital’s Shijingshan district for one day ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Transgender refugee goes through 'hell' in Hong Kong to be recognised as a woman

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:15am by Olivia Rosenman

    ... of the public with respect, consideration and compassion, irrespective of disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, family status, race, nationality and religion", it said. Advocates for lesbian, ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Heilongjiang police accuse four rights lawyers of 'disturbing order' after detention and alleged beating

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 01:20pm by Verna Yu

    ... the detainees. He insisted the lawyers did not "incite and gather" a crowd and the people who were present on March 20 were mostly families of detained Falun Gong followers.  "I did ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US 'deeply disturbed' by death of Chinese dissident Cao Shunli

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:51pm by Reuters

    ... at a hospital in Beijing. We offer our condolences to her family,” State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said in a statement. Cao staged a two-month sit-in along with other activists outside ... had finally let her be taken, according to one of her lawyers, Wang Yu, and a dissident, Hu Jia. Cao’s younger brother, Cao Yunli, told Reuters on Sunday that the family was seeking answers ...

  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 mistreated following his latest detention. Yang, also known by his pen-n ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist believed to be detained after returning to mainland from Taiwan

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 10:59pm

    ... Democracy Party have since been interrogated by the security services over the motives of Chen’s trip to Taiwan, he said. Chen Kaipin’s friends and family have been unable to contact him since he ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Blind activist Chen Guangcheng accuses Beijing of targeting his family

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... on members of his family, calling on President Barack Obama to intervene. Chen, who emigrated to the United States last year following his dramatic escape from house arrest, told reporters at the National Press Club in Washington that several members of his family had been harassed since he left his homeland. The 41-year-old rights activist cited the prominent case of his nephew Chen Kegui, ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Liu Xia, wife of China’s jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, hospitalised

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:59am by Reuters

    ... of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been admitted to a Beijing hospital after police refused to let her seek medical help overseas, a family friend said yesterday. Liu Xia, who has ... rights lawyer and a close family friend, said. Liu Xia was admitted to the second hospital on Tuesday but it is unclear how long she will remain there because her family has been told by police ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing and Washington trade accusations of human rights abuses

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by Verna Yu

    ... firms that took on sensitive cases, were routine," the report said. Officials increasingly harassed and intimidated families and associates of rights defenders, it said. Individuals ... of Tibet's unique heritage US REPORT ON HUMAN RIGHTS Authorities also used extra-legal measures such as enforced disappearance and strict house arrest, not just on suspects but also their family ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese workers forced into wartime labour sue Japan firms for damages

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:17pm by Reuters

    ... include lawyers and academics as well as forced labourers and their families, according to Chinese media reports. Chinese state television said the lawsuit seeks printed apologies carried ... and their families are determined to sue in China the Japanese companies which did them harm Zhang Shan, plaintiff “As there is no way to get justice in Japan, the Chinese victims of forced labour ...




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