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China Detains Writer Tie Liu for ‘Provoking Trouble’

The BBC reports that 81-year-old writer Tie Liu has been detained by police, allegedly for an essay he wrote last month criticizing Party propaganda
September 15, 2014 6:55 PM

Chinese Journalists Detained in Extortion Investigation

Xinhua reports that journalists and editors from the Guangdong-based 21st Century Media Company have been detained by police along with members
September 4, 2014 12:49 PM

Activist Lawyer Teng Biao Vows to Continue Fight

South China Morning Post’s Verna Yu profiles Chinese rights lawyer Teng Biao as he moves to Harvard after two years as a visiting scholar
September 2, 2014 2:02 PM