Hu Jia

Hu Jia, the well-known human rights activist. Photo: Simon Song

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 scholar Xu Zhiyong and other

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