China: And We Don’t Stop – Global Voices

From Global Voices:

First blind abortion rights lawyer Chen Guangcheng was charged in August last year for destruction of property and instigating a riot and sentenced to four years in prison, and land rights lawyer Guo Feixiong was arrested in September charged with running an illegal printing press out of his home, terms of sentence yet to be made public.

Then on January first, the day new rules granting foreign journalists increased freedom to interview Chinese citizens came into effect, all-round human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, his wife, his fourteen year-old daughter and three year-old son were forcibly removed from their home and rushed out of Beijing by an entourage of around twenty state security agents, according to posts on Gao’s blog, now being updated by AIDS activist friend Hu Jia, himself having been under house arrest for the past six months.[Full Text]

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