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Hu Jia

Activists 'detained while celebrating Hu Jia’s birthday'

Shenzhen police detained prominent activists Hu Jia, Teng Biao and more than a dozen supporters for several hours on Thursday night in Shenzhen, apparently over suspicions they were using Hu’s 40th birthday dinner as a rallying point to fight for the release of legal scho

Saturday, 27 July, 2013, 2:45am 3 comments

Xi Jinping wraps up Africa tour and Guangdong admits to pension fund debt

EconomyCaijingGuangdong says its pension fund is riddled with massive hidden debt.Financial Times

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Chris Buckley clarifies his situation after sudden departure from Beijing

While Buckley was not expelled as has been written elsewhere, it seems clear Beijing was intent on removing the widely respected journalist.

1 Jan 2013 - 9:06am 1 comment

Activists break security cordon around Liu Xia

Dramatic video footage emerged Monday of one of China’s top dissidents breaking through a security cordon to reach the wife of jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, who is herself under house arrest.

31 Dec 2012 - 8:12pm

China dissident Hu Jia kept at home on UN Human Rights Day

Chinese police barred prominent dissident Hu Jia from leaving home on Monday after he proposed marking UN Human Rights Day near the home of a jailed Nobel laureate’s wife, who is herself under house arrest.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Hu Jia explains why mobile apps make activism spooky

The convergence of text and voice messaging in tools like WhatsApp, the well-known activist says, has made real-time surveillance not just possible but highly cost-effective.

15 Nov 2012 - 5:41pm

House-arrested Hu Jia gets a few surprise visitors

Giving the outside world some indication Hu may have called off his hunger strike 

25 Sep 2012 - 12:54pm

Hu Jia goes on hunger strike to free himself from house arrest

His Wife Zeng recently relocated to Hong Kong

19 Sep 2012 - 8:57am

Chen ran for 20 hours to freedom

Blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng, who made a dramatic escape from house arrest last week, endured a dangerous 20-hour ordeal before reaching supporters who spirited him away to Beijing, fellow activist Hu Jia said.

29 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Dissident 'questioned by police for seven hours'

Hu Jia, one of the mainland's most high-profile dissidents, said he was questioned by police for more than seven hours yesterday and warned that he could be detained again if he continues campaigning on behalf of fellow activists.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am