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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
June 29, 2015 5:58 PM

State Media Attacks Recently Detained Activist Wu Gan

On Wednesday May 20, police in Nanchang, Jiangxi placed activist Wu Gan, also known by supporters as “the butcher” and by his
May 29, 2015 3:06 PM

Artist Detained After Posting Photo of Xi Jinping [Update]

Dai Jianyong, a photographer who frequently posts images of people with contorted faces—known to his social media followers as “chrysanthemum
May 28, 2015 5:58 PM