Wu Hongfei, the Beijing singer who was detained for ten days over comments she posted on her Weibo account, has been released from police custody. From the South China Morning Post: “I’m back home. Thanks for all the netizens’...
by Grace | Jul 29, 2013
Following Wu Hongfei’s arrest for a weibo reference to bombing government offices in Beijing, the Happy Avenue rock singer’s lawyers insist that her alleged threat was no more than “an innocent expression of...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 25, 2013
AP reports that Wu Hongfei, singer for the Beijing-based rock outfit Happy Avenue (幸福大街), has been detained for comments that she posted on her Weibo account: Police have detained an activist singer who wrote that she wanted to...
by cschultz | May 1, 2010
From the Associated Press: A flight from the Taiwanese capital to the eastern Chinese city of Shanghai was diverted to a nearby Chinese airport Saturday after a passenger told cabin crew his luggage contained...
by Paulina Hartono | Apr 12, 2008
From Reuters: Chinese police arrested nine Buddhist monks suspected of bombing a government building in Tibet, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. China has accused Tibetan groups of planning suicide attacks...
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