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Foreign Journalists Face Increasing Pressure

A report released last week by PEN International looks at the treatment of foreign journalists in China, many of whom have faced harassment, interference ...
September 27, 2016 1:22 PM

Ai Weiwei: China’s Judicial System “Unfair by Nature”

Civil rights lawyer Xia Lin was sentenced last week to 12 years in jail for fraud, the harshest sentence to date in Xi Jinping’s ongoing crackdown ...
September 26, 2016 2:44 PM

Translation: Xia Lin Carries Something Precious

Rights defense lawyer Xia Lin has just been dealt a 12-year prison sentence for fraud, seeming punishment for years of work on high-profile human ...
September 23, 2016 3:24 PM