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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist jailed 18 months for June 4 protest bid

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 04:09am by AFP

    ... attacked him and another lawyer outside the courthouse. Hundreds of protesters- by some estimates, thousands- were killed in 1989 when the People's Liberation Army cracked down on the student ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing court upholds guilty verdict against rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong

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

    ... High People's Court yesterday upheld Xu's four-year jail sentence. Xu, a leading figure of the New Citizen movement which calls for public disclosure of officials' assets, among ... a legacy of liberalism. "The party doesn't want to appear to be driven by civil society- they want to be seen to be taking control and making improvements on its own terms," said ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tiananmen Square 'citizen journalists' placed in criminal detention

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 04:33am by Verna Yu

    ... People's Congress, while another person tossed what looked like black ink over Mao's portrait above the Tianan gate the next day, said Huang Qi, founder of the rights website 64 Tianwang. ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

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

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

    ... by the Chinese army, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 on subversion charges for organising a petition urging the overthrow of one-party rule. Liu Xia filed an extraordinary appeal for her husband’s ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese leaders blind to benefits of constitution, law professor says

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

    ... of constitutional rule. "Maybe they don't have a deep understanding of what constitutional rule is. They're still endeavouring to maintain social stability by sacrificing people's ... of governing. "The doctrine of communism inevitably leads to slavery, because it takes away people's right to think and to express - and these problems have not been properly resolved," ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Xu Zhiyong among transparency activists set to face trial

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 05:42am by Verna Yu

    ... those five activists, be allowed to testify in court. Xu will be tried at the Beijing No1 Intermediate People's Court. Police accuse Xu of masterminding at least five protests last year ...

  7. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Billionaire liberal activist Wang Gongquan formally arrested

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 12:37pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Lawyer confirmed formal arrest of investor and prominent support of Xu Zhiyong Outspoken human rights advocate Wang Gongquan, who has been detained by police for more than a month on charges of disturbing public or ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China seeks to cultivate Sri Lanka ties but without international reproach

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

    ... government crushed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam at tremendous human cost. In the final months of the counterinsurgency, which the Rajapaksa government referred to as a "humanitarian operation", shelling killed up to 40,000 civilians, according to the United Nations. Many people died in the army-designated "safe zone", a narrow strip of beach, leaving a killing field ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Don’t expel liberal professor, US academics urge Peking University

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li chunxiao.li@scmp.com Don't expel professor, US academics urge university Peking University should not expel a liberal professor, Xia Yeliang, for political reasons, faculty ... professor". The editorial, believed to have been written by the editor-in-chief, Hu Xijin , accused Xia - who it called an "extremist liberal" - of trying to seek special treatment simply ...

  10. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Detained activist Xu Zhiyong calls for 'courageous citizens to stand up' in secret video

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 10:43am by Ivan Zhai and Patrick Boehler

    ... and for the declaration of assets by officials. Last week, a group of the leading liberal voices started a petition calling for Xu's release. One of the initiators, veteran journalist Xiao Shu, was detained by state security on Friday for two days over his activism. The People's Daily attacked the citizen movement's in a series of front-page commentaries in its overseas edition this week. ...




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