Rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was reunited with his family in Beijing on Monday, almost five years after his detention following the 2015 “Black Friday” or “709” crackdown, and more than two weeks after...
Black Friday trials
by Samuel Wade | Apr 7, 2020
Rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was released from prison in Shandong on Sunday, but is still being kept under closely guarded isolation. Authorities have presented this as a standard measure against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...
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 5, 2018
Activist Li Wenzu has embarked on a 60-mile walk from Beijing to Tianjin to seek information about...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 7, 2017
Two weeks ago, rights activist and former lawyer Jiang Tianyong was sentenced to two years in...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 30, 2017
Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has been named among the ten shortlisted nominees for the...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 16, 2017
Activist Wu Gan, also known as Super Vulgar Butcher, stood trial for subversion in Tianjin on...
by Cindy | Jul 8, 2017
China Change, together with a number of other organizers, will hold an inaugural “China...
by Sophie Beach | May 10, 2017
Two human rights lawyers who were detained as part of the “Black Friday” or...
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