Xu Yan outside Xuzhou City Detention Centre, displaying the date of her husband Yu Wensheng’s birthday, which will mark 680 days in detention. Photo: AFP

Detained Chinese human rights lawyer’s wife fights on, still unsure of his whereabouts

  • Almost two years after Yu Wensheng vanished, authorities continue to prevent his family and lawyer seeing him, and court has no record of his case
  • The treatment of Yu, amid a crackdown on rights lawyers and activists, highlights the murkiness of China’s legal system
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Xu Yan outside Xuzhou City Detention Centre, displaying the date of her husband Yu Wensheng’s birthday, which will mark 680 days in detention. Photo: AFP
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Chinese activist Sophia Huang Xueqin is raising awareness about sexual harassment in China. Photo: Thomas Yau

Police detain Chinese #MeToo activist Sophia Huang Xueqin on public order charge

  • Huang arrested in Guangzhou for allegedly ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’
Topic |   Sexual harassment and assault

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Chinese activist Sophia Huang Xueqin is raising awareness about sexual harassment in China. Photo: Thomas Yau
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