A Guangdong blogger has sued local police after they accused him of circulating “rumours” about five renowned Chinese heroes, detained him for seven days and confiscated his computer, Southern Metropolis Daily reported on Thursday.Thursday, 12 December, 2013, 7:22pm
Chinese authorities on Saturday named and shamed an “environmental expert” as a nationwide “rumour” crackdown campaign continues.
The arrest of 47-year old Dong Liangjie on suspicion of “inciting trouble” in Beijing marks the latest detention by police of a series of at least dozens of bloggers in China accused of fabricating and spreading online rumours.30 Sep 2013 - 4:41pm 1 comment
A photo of a defiant teenager was circulating widely on Chinese social media on Monday morning. His firm stare, his "V for victory" hand gesture and his apt choice of outfit, a sweater with the slogan “Make the change”, matched the defiant mood of the group of activist lawyers who had publicised his case nationwide last week and were rewarded with a rare victory.25 Sep 2013 - 1:41pm 2 comments