Author: Cindy

Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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Tales of Torture: Time Spent in Chinese Police Custody

In a report for the South China Morning Post, Verna Yu relays harrowing accounts of torture from Chinese dissidents and activists who had been subjected to a wide range of physical and emotional abuse while in police custody: During his ordeal, Cai was questioned for long hours while restrained in an “interrogation chair”, which was suspended more than 1.2 metres off the

June 29, 2015 5:58 PM

China and U.S. Accuse Each Other in Rights Reports

In a report released on Friday by the State Council Information Office, the Chinese government attacked America’s human rights record, citing racial discrimination and police violence, among other issues, as indications of human rights violations in the United States. Sui-Lee Wee and Ben Blanchard at Reuters reports: In a lengthy report carried by the official

June 26, 2015 9:17 PM

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