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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Beijing court upholds guilty verdict against rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong

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

    ... Maya Wang, a researcher at Human Rights Watch. "It's very much a top-down process, not-bottom up." Despite the setbacks, Teng Biao, a fellow rights lawyer and editor of Xu's ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Released rights lawyer Zhang Junjie tells of beatings while held for questioning Falun Gong detentions

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 03:21am by Verna Yu

    ... online were true. Zhang said in his account that he and three other lawyers- Jiang Tianyong, Tang Jitian and Wang Cheng- were dragged from their hotel on March 21 and taken to a police station ... in administrative detention for 15 days. Jiang and Tang were accused of "using cult activities to endanger society". It is unclear what Wang was accused of. Fellow human rights lawyers yesterday ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Heilongjiang police accuse four rights lawyers of 'disturbing order' after detention and alleged beating

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 01:20pm by Verna Yu

    ... Junjie, was released last week with three broken ribs, which he said were the result of severe beating by police officers while he was in detention. The other three lawyers, Jiang Tianyong, Wang ... statement also accused Jiang, Wang and Tang, the three lawyers still under detention, of not possessing lawyers' licences but having charging their clients fees ranging from 4,000 to 15,000 ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Inquiry into activist Cao Shunli's death sought

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:13am by Verna Yu

    ... last week after being repeatedly denied medical treatment. Cao's lawyer, Wang Yu, said in an interview that the authorities must explain the circumstances which led up to her death after ... detention centre and formally arrested on October 21 on a charge of "picking quarrels and provoking troubles". Throughout her detention, Cao repeatedly complained to Wang that she had been ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activist Xu Zhiyong goes on trial as backer Wang Gongquan bailed

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 12:06pm by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Activist Xu Zhiyong on trial as backer is bailed Xu Zhiyong, the founder of a social initiative that urged mainland officials to disclose their assets, went on trial in Beijing yesterday in the first of a series of cases apparently aimed at crushing the movement. Meanwhile, Wang Gongquan, a businessman backing Xu, was released on bail after he ...

  6. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Four rights lawyers detained after questioning Falun Gong detentions

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by Verna Yu

    ... of Tang's detention was seen by the South China Morning Post. The whereabouts of the other two lawyers, Wang Cheng and Zhang Junjie, were unclear. Their accompanying clients- nine relatives ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Jailed Chinese human rights activist Cao Shunli dies in detention after denied treatment

    Posted Mar 15th 2014, 05:09am by Reuters, AFP

    ... saddened" by the news. Liu said he and another lawyer, Wang Yu, had been urging officials to allow her to get medical treatment since October. Wang had said that Cao's younger brother planned ...

  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tiananmen Square 'citizen journalists' placed in criminal detention

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

    ... Volunteer Wang Jing was taken away by Beijing police on Friday and taken back to her home in Jilin province, where she was detained on Sunday at the Jilin city police detention centre ... detention in Beijing, Huang said. On the mainland, people can be held for up to 37 days without being charged with an offence. Wang reported on 64 Tianwang's website on March 5 the attempted ...

  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US 'deeply disturbed' by death of Chinese dissident Cao Shunli

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:51pm by Reuters

    ... had finally let her be taken, according to one of her lawyers, Wang Yu, and a dissident, Hu Jia. Cao’s younger brother, Cao Yunli, told Reuters on Sunday that the family was seeking answers ...




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