Last week, according to the U.S. government-backed Radio Free Asia, domestic security officers in Guangzhou approached a number of local activists and other politically sensitive figures, ordering them to leave the city for six months until after Fortune magazine’s Fortune Global Forum in early...
Black Friday 2015
by Samuel Wade | Dec 12, 2019
Guangzhou hosted 800 legal professionals from 57 countries at the Global Lawyers Forum this week. The event partly coincided with International Human Rights Day on Tuesday, which the E.U. delegation to China marked by...
by Cindy | Aug 2, 2019
The wife of jailed human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang visited her husband for the second time at...
by Cindy | Jul 11, 2019
This week marks the four year anniversary of the 709 “Black Friday” crackdown on human...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 13, 2019
Late last month, rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong went missing after his release from prison, where he...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 25, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 10, 2018
Monday was the third anniversary of the beginning of the "709" or "Black Friday...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 11, 2018
“Quintessential rights lawyer” Wang Quanzhang was one of hundreds taken in the...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 5, 2018
Activist Li Wenzu has embarked on a 60-mile walk from Beijing to Tianjin to seek information about...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 16, 2018
Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, who has vocally criticized Xi Jinping’s...
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