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pro-democracy activists hold pictures of Chinese activist Wu Gan near the Chinese central government's liaison office in Hong Kong on Dec. 27. - Kin Cheung,The Associated Press. From The Washington Post: The sweeping campaign by China against human rights defenders took another grim turn this ...
pro-democracy activists held pictures of Chinese activist Wu Gan near the Chinese central government's liaison office in Hong Kong. Activist Wu Gan, who calls himself the "Ultra Vulgar Butcher" for mocking and pressuring Chinese officials, was given an eight-year prison sentence on charges of subversion ...

US and Germany call for release of Chinese activist 'Super Vulgar Butcher'. Two countries issue statement calling eight year sentence for subversion 'deeply disappointing'. Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Avery Ng (C) holds a poster of jailed Chinese activist Wu Gan, known by the online pseudonym ...
U.S.-based Chinese activist Zhou Fengsuo, who heads the China human rights Accountability Center, welcomed the sanctioning of Gao, saying that the administration of President Donald Trump had "delivered on its promises." "Actually the Magnitsky Act isn't only aimed at high-ranking officials; it also ...
Sam Dastyari 'tried to pressure' Tanya Plibersek not to meet with Chinese activist. By Quentin McDermott. Updated 10 Dec 2017, 5:03pmSun 10 Dec 2017, 5:03pm. A composite image of Tanya Plibersek and Sam Dastyari. Photo: Fairfax reported Senator Dastyari sought to pressure Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya ...
Chinese rights activists say they have been warned off any form of public activism or protest on World AIDS Day, in a crackdown on civil society in the country that began around two years ago. Henan-based AIDS activist Sun Ya, a long-time activist with the Beijing-based Aizhixing health rights group, said ...

human rights activist Huang Qi has been in Chinese government custody for nearly a year and is in failing health. The Chinese dissident was critical of the government after the Sichuan earthquake. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Now an update on a Chinese human rights activist we introduced you to several ...
Chinese activist Jiang Tianyong's subversion trial dismissed as sham. rights campaigners reject reported 'admission of guilt' by lawyer accused of trying to topple China's one-party state. Jiang Tianyong in court in Changsha. Jiang Tianyong appearing in court in Changsha. He is the latest in a string of ...
Beijing A Chinese human rights activist has been jailed for eight years for subversion after a four-month trial that was held in secret. The sentence against Wu Gan is the harshest so far by Beijing in its crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists since 2015 but Mr Wu appeared to receive it as a badge ...
Beijing -- A Chinese human rights activist who went by the online name "Super Vulgar Butcher" and made public shaming of officials a raucous art form was sent to prison for eight years after a court declared him guilty of subversion on Tuesday after an earlier, secretive trial. The activist, whose real name ...
Chinese activists, human rights lawyers, and those who speak critically of the government have come to expect the police arriving at their door to take them into custody, search their belongings, or just to harass them. One night in August 2015, Tianjin police ransacked defense lawyer Li Chunfu's home and ...
Sam Dastyari 'tried to pressure' Tanya Plibersek not to meet with Chinese activist. By Quentin McDermott. Updated 10 Dec 2017, 5:03pmSun 10 Dec 2017, 5:03pm. A composite image of Tanya Plibersek and Sam Dastyari. Photo: Fairfax reported Senator Dastyari sought to pressure Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya ...
Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) Chinese writer and democracy activist Yu Jie (余杰) underscored during a recent interview with CNA the important role that Taiwan plays in the global democratic process. According to the famous Chinese dissident, Taiwan has essentially become the only place in Asia where Chinese ...
Chinese rights activists say they have been warned off any form of public activism or protest on World AIDS Day, in a crackdown on civil society in the country that began around two years ago. Henan-based AIDS activist Sun Ya, a long-time activist with the Beijing-based Aizhixing health rights group, said ...
Taipei, Nov. 28 (CNA) Taiwan's government has again called on Beijing to immediately release pro-democracy advocate Lee Ming-che (李明哲) after a Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced him to five years in prison for "subversion of state power." The Yueyang Intermediate People's Court in Hunan ...
FILE - In this May 2, 2012, file photo, human rights activist Jiang Tianyong speaks to journalists outside a hospital after his failed attempt to see blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng who is believed to be seeking treatment in Beijing, China. A court in central China has sentenced Jiang to two.
President Trump has suggested that he saved three American college basketball players, who had been detained in China for shoplifting, from prison terms as long as a decade. But experts say the players for the U.C.L.A. team, who were accused of stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store in ...

In this Oct. 12, 2017, file photo, pedestrians pass an exhibit titled "Arch" by Chinese activist artist Ai Weiwei in New York. (AP Photo/Frank ...
Yet that campaign of repression takes far more serious forms for Chinese activists, in Hong Kong and the mainland, than anything I ...
But generally, Chinese activists continue to hope that the US would lead others in pressing China on human rights," Human Rights Watch ...
Beijing: A veteran Chinese dissident who had nearly completed a 12-year prison sentence for "subversion" has died on medical parole, rights ...
11, the massive white marble arch at Washington Square Park is the site of a cagelike installation by Chinese activist-artist Ai Weiwei . It's one ...
In his speech to the twice-a-decade Communist Party congress, President Xi Jinping made it clear that there will be no loosening of the party's ...
Most crucially, state security agents regularly warn Chinese activists against working with or even contacting U.N. human rights officials in ...
human rights activist Huang Qi has been in Chinese government custody for nearly a year and is in failing health. The Chinese dissident was critical of the government after the Sichuan earthquake. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Now an update on a Chinese human rights activist we introduced you to several ...
human rights activist Huang Qi has been in Chinese government custody for nearly a year and is in failing health. The Chinese dissident was ...
Jiang Tianyong appearing in court in Changsha. He is the latest in a string of prominent human rights lawyers to stand trial for political crimes.
A court in China held a closed hearing on Monday in the case of a well-known Chinese activist. Wu Gan faces up to 10 years in prison. Legal observers expect the court to announce its decision in a few days. Wu is said to face up to 12 charges, including "inciting state subversion." Wu is best known for ...
Chinese activist Super Vulgar Butcher faces further detention after 'sham trial'. Wu Gan, accused of subversion after targeting official wrongdoing, had one-day court hearing following two years in custody. Wu Gan, also known as Super Vulgar Butcher, pictured at a protest in 2015, before his arrest.
His sentence comes just weeks after a similar episode involving a Taiwanese activist in China, and amid a chill in relations since the election of ...
... have been confiscated, according to the Weiquanwang website, which gives updates on dissidents and human rights activists in China.
Chinese authorities appear to have severely disrupted the WhatsApp messaging app in the latest step to tighten censorship as they prepare for ...
... province on Monday, along with Chinese activist Peng Yuhua. ... on democracy in online chat groups with activists in China, and was a ...
pro-democracy demonstrators hold up portraits of Chinese disbarred lawyer Jiang Tianyong, demanding his release, during a demonstration ...
YUEYANG, China -- A Taiwanese pro-democracy activist pleaded guilty Monday in a Chinese court to subverting the power of the state, but his ...
Chinese activists have launched a postcard campaign for the release of a prominent rights activist and anti-censorship campaigner detained on ...
Huang Hongxiang remembers the first time he went undercover as a researcher for animal protection NGO Eagle Network, when he pretended ...
Taipei, Sept. 7 (CNA) A theatrical dance and musical performance was held in Taipei on Thursday to honor Chinese political activist Liu Xiaobo ...
Lee Ming-cheh, who works for an NGO at a community college in Taipei, has long supported civil society organisations and activists in China, ...
Jiang Tianyong appearing in court in Changsha. He is the latest in a string of prominent human rights lawyers to stand trial for political crimes.
The widow of Chinese activist and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has appeared in an online video - her first appearance since her husband's death ...
A court in China held a closed hearing on Monday in the case of a well-known Chinese activist. Wu Gan faces up to 10 years in prison.
"I asked artists across the world to make us artboards. And we got 19 of them, including one by the Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei.
Just as the Chinese government is adept at policy innovation, so too are Chinese activists, who are increasingly entrepreneurial when it comes ...
Liu Xiaobo, a human rights activist who received the 2010 Noble peace Prize while under arrested by the Beijing government for ...
The Chinese activist who made global headlines for his undercover probe at Ivanka Trump's shoe factory in China and his subsequent arrest ...
Labour activist Hua Haifeng had avoided legal trouble in his 14 years investigating companies in China, but that changed after he looked into a ...
Chinese labour activist Hua Haifeng was detained after working undercover in factories that made shoes for Ivanka Trump's brand. (Photo: ...
Mourners remember Liu Xiaobo in Hong Kong on Friday. Liu, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 while imprisoned, died of ...
A Chinese legal activist who founded a loose network of socially-conscious citizens has been released from prison at the end of a four-year ...


 

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