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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 01:18pm by AFP, AP

    ... an attack by Uighurs outside a train station killed 31 people in the southern city of Kunming. Maya Wang, China researcher for Human Rights Watch, wrote on Twitter on Friday that Tohti faced between ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Book review: The Slaughter, by Ethan Gutmann

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... police tied and hoisted the Falun Gong member high. Lucky enough to survive such brutality, Lotus- born Wang Huilian- eventually escaped to Thailand. Treated as guinea pigs, other religious ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of freed rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng fears husband tortured

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 10:26pm by Verna Yu

    ... western Xinjiang region this week to meet his brother. Maya Wang, a researcher at Human Rights Watch, also said she feared that Gao, like other high-profile activists released from prison, would ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tibetan writer placed under house arrest 'over dinner invite from John Kerry's delegation'

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:58pm by AP

    ... Woeser, who has been advocating Tibetans rights, said state security officers arrived at her Beijing home late last night, shortly after she and her husband Wang Lixiong returned from a trip. ... Tibet,” Kerry said at the time, according to a transcript posted on the State Department’s website. Tsering Woeser said the US embassy had called her while she and Wang were travelling outside ...

  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-name Guo Feixiong, was taken away on August 8 after a public talk in the southern city of Guangzhou in which he defended freedom ...

  6. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyers publicly shamed by China's national bar association

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

    ... that the statement served to “protect the legal profession’s image and reputation”. Wang Cheng, one of the seven lawyers mentioned in the statement, said had not been formally notified about the revocation ... further steps [against rights lawyers].” Wang Cheng along with Jiang Tianyong and Tang Jitian, two other lawyers named in Monday’s notice, was among the 11 detained by police in the northeastern ...

  7. News - China Insider - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights lawyer Tang Jitian detained over Falun Gong case

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 02:01pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... to help a man whose wife had been placed in a labour camp on suspicion of being a Falun Gong member. Tang and the man he was helping, Yang Kaicheng, were detained last Wednesday afternoon ... Yang and Tang were detained on charges of “disturbing order in a workplace”, she told the South China Morning Post. “A quarrel broke out between Yang and the staff, and some of them raised ...

  8. 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

    ... time, because a decent amount of money was spent on the trip, the local government paid for everything.” Being travelled is no better than being in a moving jail Wang Rongwen Altogether eight ... activists,” said Maya Wang, of US-based campaign group Human Rights Watch. “It’s a form of illegal detention,” she added. “This kind of forced travel depriving people of their freedom is unlawful.” ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife makes plea for jailed activist Yang Maodong to Xi

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... reform advocate Yang Maodong, said she had been stricken by despair since learning of her husband's detention on August 8 and wanted to lodge a strong protest. I want to tell you and tell the world about the brutal suffering of a prisoner of conscience Guo Feixiong over the past 10 years Yang, better known by his pen name Guo Feixiong, was detained on a charge of "assembling ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chinese activist Yang Lin arrested on subversion charge as crackdown deepens

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 02:13pm by Reuters

    ... in less than two months and the latest sign that the authorities are hardening their stance towards dissent. Yang Lin, 45, a critic of China’s one-party system who lives in Guangdong, was arrested on a charge of “inciting subversion of state power”, his brother, Yang Mingzhu, said by telephone. [Yang Lin] would not hesitate in throwing himself wholeheartedly in helping disadvantaged citizens ...




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