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Li Wangyang

Activists remember Li Wangyang one year after he was found hanged in hospital ward

Hong Kong activists yesterday demanded justice over the death of Tiananmen dissident Li Wangyang a year ago, and an end to the suppression of his family, who are being kept under close watch at their Hunan home.

Friday, 7 June, 2013, 11:34am 1 comment

Dissident held over Li Wangyang death moved to secret location

A Hunan dissident charged with "inciting subversion of state power" following the death of democracy activist Li Wangyang was placed under "residential surveillance" at an undisclosed location yesterday - a move his lawyer says is designed to prevent him from challenging charges on behalf of his client.

5 Jan 2013 - 4:40am 1 comment

League of Social Democrats' Avery Ng arrested for July 1 antics

The vice-chairman of the League of Social Democrats was arrested yesterday for throwing his T-shirt off a footbridge to catch the attention of President Hu Jintao during his visit on July 1.

23 Dec 2012 - 4:55am 1 comment

Hunan stalwart Zhou Qiang set for Politburo despite Li Wangyang scandal

Despite a recent series of scandals in Hunan , provincial party secretary Zhou Qiang is still seen as a contender for promotion to the powerful Politburo at the Communist Party's upcoming 18th national congress.

1 Oct 2012 - 2:51pm

Briefs, September 23, 2012

Parents want to know national education plan

23 Sep 2012 - 3:08am

Lawmaker to press UN over death of Li Wangyang

A Hong Kong pro-democracy activist plans to ask the United Nations to press Beijing for a new inquiry into the death of mainland June 4 dissident Li Wangyang.

18 Sep 2012 - 6:04pm

Detention of Ming Pao journalists on mainland condemned

Journalist groups in the city have slammed Hunan authorities for detaining two Hong Kong reporters who interviewed the family of late mainland dissident Li Wangyang .

Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung said that the government would maintain close communication with mainland authorities on the matter.

14 Sep 2012 - 2:59am

Family of dissident Li Wangyang denies signing autopsy report

Family members of the late mainland dissident Li Wangyang have denied ever accepting an official autopsy report that found the activist’s death was suicide, a Hong Kong newspaper reported on Wednesday.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Li Wangyang hanging case puzzling, Australian pathology expert says

An Australian forensics professor has pointed to puzzling elements surrounding the death of dissident Li Wangyang at a hospital in Shaoyang in June.

But Dr Stephen Cordner said not enough information was available to determine whether Li hanged himself, as claimed by the authorities.

24 Aug 2012 - 3:42am

Police charge activist who cast doubt on suicide

A friend of pro-democracy activist Li Wangyang who challenged a police finding that Li committed suicide in a hospital has been formally arrested by police on subversion charges, according to a police document and a fellow activist.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:20pm

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