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Chinese lawyer held in nationwide rights advocates crackdown released and reunited with family in US
Dai Huang, labelled a ‘rightist’ for doubting Mao, dies at age 88
Leading woman’s rights group to shut down as China tightens squeeze on civil society
Charity workers in China say NGOs being ‘pulled out by the roots’
Detained Swedish NGO worker Peter Dahlin’s colleague refutes accusation that his group endangered China’s security
Swedish NGO worker detained on ‘criminal coercive measures’ set up group to ‘endanger China’s security’, Beijing says
Top law experts issue global call for China’s President Xi Jinping to release detained rights lawyers
Chinese rights advocates Wang Yu, Bao Longjun formally arrested on subversion charges
Beijing ‘silencing’ outspoken rights lawyer with restrictions on suspended jail term
Convicted Chinese human rights lawyer to be released soon, but he remains far from free
Price of conviction: Chinese rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang pays with suspended jail term over social media posts slamming the authorities
Chinese rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang convicted, but to be released soon after receiving three-year suspended jail sentence
One person killed after explosion at Tsinghua University laboratory in Beijing
Chinese rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang rejects charges in heated trial over social media posts critical of Communist Party
Chinese rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang goes on trial over social media posts criticising Communist Party

Pu Zhiqiang charged with ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ and ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’ in Beijing court on Monday and faces up to eight years’ jail in what supporters call a witch-hunt

4 Aug 2016 - 10:45AM

Pu Zhiqiang charged with ‘inciting ethnic hatred’ and ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’ in Beijing court on Monday and faces up to eight years’ jail in what supporters call a witch-hunt

Chinese rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang goes on trial over social media posts criticising Communist Party
Chinese courts will reject ‘Western pressure’ in rights lawyer’s trial, says state-run tabloid
Detained Chinese lawyer Pu Zhiqiang insists charges are trumped up as lawyers prepare for pre-trial meeting
Detained Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang gets pre-trial meeting date
Chinese media evokes image of Titanic to endorse reformist Xi Jinping keeping nation afloat
Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu ‘had no choice’ but to confess guilt before early release from prison, legal experts say
Hopes of lighter sentence, medical parole for Chinese journalist Gao Yu in state secrets case appeal
Chinese President Xi Jinping pays tribute at centenary of late reformist leader Hu Yaobang
The battle of the century: Defining the legacy of China’s late liberal leader Hu Yaobang
China to mark centenary of liberal leader Hu Yaobang, the man whose death sparked Tiananmen protests
'I could hear the baby cry. They killed my baby ... yet I couldn’t do a thing': The countless tragedies of China’s one-child policy

It was 25 years ago, but Mao Hengfeng still vividly remembers the piercing cries of her baby.

4 Aug 2016 - 10:45AM

It was 25 years ago, but Mao Hengfeng still vividly remembers the piercing cries of her baby.

'I could hear the baby cry. They killed my baby ... yet I couldn’t do a thing': The countless tragedies of China’s one-child policy
Detained lawyers, activists in China face serious risk of torture, says Amnesty International
China's two-child policy 'too little, too late' demographers warn
Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan’s charm offensive wows the world but disguises a harsher reality, critics say
‘Sins of the father’: How China targets children of lawyers and activists as crackdown widens
Detained human rights lawyer, Wang Yu, on Chinese state TV informed of 'failed attempt to smuggle son overseas'

Human rights lawyer Wang Yu and her husband Bao Longjun, who have been detained incommunicado for three months, were shown on state television in a distressed state yesterday, condemning a failed attempt to smuggle their teenage son out of China.

4 Aug 2016 - 10:36AM

Human rights lawyer Wang Yu and her husband Bao Longjun, who have been detained incommunicado for three months, were shown on state television in a distressed state yesterday, condemning a failed attempt to smuggle their teenage son out of China.

Detained human rights lawyer, Wang Yu, on Chinese state TV informed of 'failed attempt to smuggle son overseas'