Zheng Enchong

Harassment stepped up, dissident says

Shanghai's best-known dissident, lawyer Zheng Enchong, yesterday said harassment by authorities had increased ahead of a key political meeting next month and the Olympics later in the year.

Friday, 22 February, 2008, 12:00am

Tycoon's nemesis to launch book

Few shoppers at Shen Ting's boutique in Lam Tin realise they are buying clothes from the woman who played a role in the downfall of Shanghai property tycoon Chau Ching-ngai.

9 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Dissident under house arrest

Shanghai has placed dissident Zheng Enchong under house arrest again following a scuffle with police in a bid to prevent the activist lawyer from attending the trial of property developer Chau Ching-ngai, Mr Zheng said yesterday.

26 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Alone again, actively

The first time I met Zheng Enchong in 2002, when he appeared at the news bureau unannounced, I thought he was another of the many petitioners who turned to the media because they had no other outlet to express grievances against the government.

17 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Home and away

Just over a year after his release from jail, lawyer Zheng Enchong has recovered from the abuse he suffered during a term for leaking state secrets, but he is facing a decision that is just as painful.

17 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Lawyer still waits for freedom a year after release from jail

In his first face-to-face interview with a media organisation outside the mainland since being released from jail a year ago, Shanghai's best-known dissident said he remains under constant surveillance and might be forced into exile.

6 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Dissident lawyer detained after Shanghai police search his home

Shanghai authorities detained dissident lawyer Zheng Enchong , who was recently released from jail, for several hours and then allowed him to return home yesterday after warning him about speaking to journalists and writing appeals regarding his case.

14 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Scores of activists held ahead of meeting

Authorities in Shanghai have rounded up scores of political activists and moved them to a detention facility on the outskirts of the city to prevent disturbances during the meeting of the regional security group, dissidents and family members said yesterday.

15 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Lawyer out of jail but denied rights for one year

Activist lawyer Zheng Enchong was released from jail yesterday, but authorities have deprived him of his political rights for 12 months, forcing him to maintain a low profile.

Speaking shortly after his release from Shanghai's Tilanqiao Prison early yesterday morning, Mr Zheng said: 'I will have freedom after a year.'

6 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Land activist to resume fight after jail

Activist lawyer Zheng Enchong hopes to resume his fight against unlawful evictions when he is released from jail next week, family members said yesterday.

2 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Tycoon in Shanghai land scandal released from jail

Chau Ching-ngai - the property developer who was once named China's 11th richest man but fell from grace in a Shanghai land scandal - is free again.

27 May 2006 - 12:00am

Homeowners rally over poor payouts

Nearly 1,000 protesters, many of them elderly, blocked traffic in a western suburb of Shanghai yesterday morning in a demonstration over compensation for housing, witnesses said.

Police surrounded the protesters near the major Huqingping highway, but it was not known if arrests were made. Police could not be reached for comment.

10 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Land-row lawyer to go on trial tomorrow

The trial of prominent Shanghai lawyer Zheng Enchong on charges of 'illegally providing state secrets to entities outside of China' will begin tomorrow, a human rights group says.

27 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

Barred lawyer accused of stealing state secrets

Zheng Enchong was advising Shanghai residents opposed to urban clearance

A former Shanghai lawyer advising residents involved in relocation disputes with the local government and property developers has been accused of stealing state secrets.

10 Jun 2003 - 12:00am