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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chen Guangcheng praises Taiwan democratisation as example for mainland China

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu in Taipei verna.yu@scmp.com Chen Guangcheng praises island's democratic achievements as an example for the mainland Blind activist hails Taiwan's guiding light Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng, who sparked a diplomatic crisis between China and the United States when he fled house arrest and sought refuge at the US embassy in Beijing, said yesterday ...

  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Activists' families targeted in harassment campaign

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com When a government critic won't bend to intimidation, his siblings, wife and children can become the focus of a harassment campaign Targeting activists by way of relatives Chen Guangfu has not had a good night's sleep since the early hours of April 19. The elder brother of blind activist Chen Guangcheng was woken when a torrent of rocks, ...

  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Chen Guangcheng's brother beaten in latest apparent revenge attack on family

    Posted May 09th 2013, 04:38pm by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Targeting of activist Chen Guangcheng's family grows in apparent case of punishment by proxy Exile's brother beaten in latest 'revenge attack' The elder brother of exiled blind activist Chen Guangcheng was beaten by two unidentified men yesterday morning, the latest in a string of mysterious attacks on the family in the past few ...

  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Brother-in-law of Liu Xiaobo faces up to 14 years in jail, says lawyer

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com As relative of jailed Nobel laureate prepares to stand trial, lawyer reveals sentence recommended by prosecutors and tells of Liu Xia's 'heartache' Liu's brother-in-law 'faces 14 years' The brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who has been arrested on fraud charges, could be sentenced ...

  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rights activist sues Anhui police over illegal detention of daughter

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... A rights activist is suing police in Anhui's capital for illegally detaining his 10-year-old daughter after holding him and raiding his home without a warrant last month, he said yesterday. Zhang Lin, 49, who was previously jailed for leading student ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Hong Kong journalists, activist beaten outside home of wife of dissident Liu Xiaobo

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu, Dennis Chong

    ... Verna Yu in Beijing Campaigner also attacked and taken away after trying to visit wife of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo HK journalists beaten while filming activist Two Hong Kong journalists were beaten by unidentified men in Beijing yesterday while filming Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang's attempt to visit Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's wife, who has been under extralegal ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Yang Kuang still missing; fury crosses political divide

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT, Tony Cheung, Verna Yu

    ... Joshua But and Tony Cheung and Verna Yu in Beijing Hong Kong delegates in Beijing and even city's Immigration Department voice fear for activist Yang Kuang still missing; fury crosses political divide A Hong Kong activist who disappeared after trying to visit the wife of jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo in Beijing was still missing last night, a day after he was beaten ...

  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of freed rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng fears husband tortured

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

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Spouse of dissident advocate Gao Zhisheng confirms her husband is out of prison but struggling to eat and may be in poor health Torture fears held for 'freed' rights lawyer Mainland human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was released from prison yesterday, his wife said, but she believed he had been tortured in jail and voiced fears for his safety. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Ensure fair trial for GSK probe pair, Foreign Correspondents' Club urges Beijing

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:06am by Christy Choi

    ... accused of illegally buying and selling private information. The club came out in support of Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng, who will go on trial in Shanghai next month over investigations ... in public." Humphrey, a 58-year-old Briton, and mainland-born American Yu, 61, ran ChinaWhys, a risk consultancy that helped corporate clients screen potential partners and employees and watched ...

  10. 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

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com Fears grow over three other rights lawyers still held after inquiries into actions against members of banned religious sect in Heilongjiang province Released lawyer tells of beatings in custody Fears grew over the fate of three detained mainland human rights lawyers yesterday after another colleague held with them was released and reported being ...




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