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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

    ... that allegedly “insulted” senior officials including Mao Xinyu, a grandson of Mao Zedong, who holds the rank of major-general in the People's Liberation Army. Zhang said other people that Pu ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing police detain writer Huang Zerong, or Tieliu, 81

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:29am by AP

    ... Xiaoyuan, a rights lawyer and friend of Huang, wrote in a tweet on Sunday night. Huang was denounced as a "rightist" during Mao Zedong's crackdown on liberals after the Hundred ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Forced to go five-star: How China sends dissidents on all-expenses paid trips to keep them quiet

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... to the top of the ruling party. State-enforced travel spiked this year ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown- where the army killed hundreds of protesters- on June 4. ...

  6. 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 ... "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," he said. ...

  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese-Australian artist detained 'over interview about his Tiananmen artwork'

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:07pm by AFP

    ... ahead of the anniversary. Police have detained some 20 prominent liberal academics, lawyers and activists in recent weeks, according to the US-based group Human Rights in China. Friends of Guo ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Australia seeks release of Chinese-born artist held in Beijing

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:23am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... in an article published in the Financial Times last week. “In the army I had never seen that sort of violence. Then I saw the tracers and people falling around me – they were just gone.” Discussions ...

  9. 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 ...

  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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