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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1456366/activist-jailed-18-months-june-4-protest-bid
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang faces more charges as police hand case to prosecutors

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:08am by Verna Yu

    ... charges related to his online commentaries, Mo said. On his microblog, Pu has lambasted senior officials including Mao Xinyu, the grandson of Mao Zedong and a major-general in the People's ... with "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" and "illegally obtaining personal information". But police recently pressed two more charges before sending Pu's case to prosecutors, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1644857/rights-lawyer-pu-zhiqiang-faces-more-charges-police-hand-case-prosecutors
  3. 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 ... Zhiqiang, one of the mainland's most outspoken dissidents, was arrested in June on charges of causing a disturbance and illegal access to personal information in a case that sparked an outcry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1577646/rights-lawyer-pu-zhiqiang-grilled-police-over-meetings-us-envoy
  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    China seeks to cultivate Sri Lanka ties but without international reproach

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

    ... 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 ... Kim Wall Beijing's criticism of Sri Lankan abuses may seem hypocritical as it continues to pour billions into the impoverished country's infrastructure Human rights left ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1370459/china-seeks-cultivate-sri-lanka-ties-without-international-reproach
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1475845/beijing-court-upholds-guilty-verdict-against-rights-lawyer-xu-zhiyong
  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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1324772/mainland-leaders-blind-benefits-constitution-law-professor-says
  7. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1295199/jailed-activist-xu-zhiyong-calls-courageous-citizens-stand-secret

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