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  1. 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

    ... of fraud and gathering crowds to disturb public order. Zhang’s church is sanctioned by the communist government, which allows worship only in state-monitored groups, but was involved in a dispute ...

  2. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyers publicly shamed by China's national bar association

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

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com In a rare move, China’s national bar association named and shamed seven lawyers who have fought some of the country’s highest-profile human rights cases by calling them frauds in a statement published in an official newspaper. The statement has raised concerns that a further crackdown on outspoken legal professionals might follow soon.  ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Secret video of jailed Nobel winner’s wife screens in New York

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 10:51am by Associated Press

    ... brother was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for fraud. Liu Xia has decried the conviction and sentencing as a vendetta against the whole family. Liu has been confined to her apartment ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of China's jailed Nobel winner pleads for eased house arrest

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... was sentenced this year to 11 years’ jail for fraud, in a case that relatives suspect was political retaliation. “Liu Hui’s imprisonment has not just cut off a source of income, the legal costs have ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing court rejects appeal by Nobel laureate's Liu Xiaobo's brother-in-law

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 09:02am by Reuters, AP

    ... Agencies in Beijing Liu Hui's appeal rejected in fraud case seen as example of retribution against nobel laureate Court upholds jail term for Liu Xiaobo's brother-in-law A Beijing court has upheld an 11-year prison sentence for the brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo - a fraud case seen as an example of official retribution against ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Disabled rights activist Ni Yulan freed from jail and vows to seek redress

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 06:52pm by Reuters in Beijing

    ... for defending people evicted from their homes, was sentenced to two years and eight month in prison in April 2012 for causing a disturbance and fraud. Activists contend the charges were trumped up in an effort to silence her. In July 2012, a Chinese court threw out the fraud charge, reducing her prison time by two months. Authorities forced Ni, who is wheelchair-bound, and her husband, Dong ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo to petition for retrial

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... sentence handed down to him this month for fraud in a real-estate dispute that the family's supporters say is meant as further punishment of the Nobel laureate's family, and intended ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Brother-in-law of Liu Xiaobo faces up to 14 years in jail, says lawyer

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com As relative of jailed Nobel laureate prepares to stand trial, lawyer reveals sentence recommended by prosecutors and tells of Liu Xia's 'heartache' Liu's brother-in-law 'faces 14 years' The brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who has been arrested on fraud charges, could be sentenced ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activists' families targeted in harassment campaign

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... on fraud charges that he said were trumped up. In March, veteran activist Zhang Lin and his 10-year-old daughter were detained at a police station in Hefei , Anhui , for more than 20 hours ...



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