Huang Qi

Police warn dissident Huang Qi after he tries to help in quake-hit zone

Huang Qi

Dissident Huang Qi, who was jailed for three years after investigating the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, said yesterday he was turned away from rescue work in the quake zone because authorities were wary of his past activism.

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013, 10:21am 1 comment

Beijing didn't release 70,000 illegally detained petitioners

Clarification from the human rights group which first quoted the number and other media follow-up work suggests that Beijing was just making room for new captives.

6 Dec 2012 - 8:24am

Quotes of the week

It is indisputable that torture should not be used during interrogation. We ought to find out why there is such a belief among teachers

Fung Wai-wah, Hong Kong professional teacher's union chairman, shocked at poll results showing teachers' opinions of punishment

I don't know what I was thinking. It was a destructive thing to do. I am not resigning

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

We will continue with our work in human rights in China... We can't stop because ordinary people are still suffering, we can't stop voicing out for our own (selfish) sake

Activist Huang Qi, who was released from jail yesterday

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Earthquake activist vows to continue the fight

Mainland dissident Huang Qi, who helped families whose children died during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, vowed to continue his rights activism after his release from jail yesterday, despite official threats.

Huang, 48, was taken to his mother's home in Neijiang, Sichuan, yesterday afternoon after spending three years in jail for 'illegal possession of state secrets'.

11 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Wife fears house arrest looms for released activist

Mainland dissident Huang Qi, who has spent three years in jail for 'illegal possession of state secrets' after helping families whose children died during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, is to be released today, although his wife fears that he could be placed under house arrest.

10 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

US consul studies payout over Tiananmen

An American consul has met a human rights activist in Chengdu to discuss the landmark payment of 'hardship assistance' to the mother of a teenage boy whose death was linked to the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on protesters.

29 May 2006 - 12:00am

Defiant cyber surfers play cat-and-mouse game

Defiant cyber surfers on the mainland can run Web sites and circumvent police control by using overseas service providers.

8 Jun 2000 - 12:00am