On June 21, former Peking University Law School professor Gong Renren published an essay on the...
by Cindy | May 26, 2017
Amendments to China’s new Cybersecurity Law, which is set to take effect on June 1, will require a...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 18, 2013
Already a member of the cohort of privileged elite adolescents that often breed disdain in China due to his past misbehavior, Li Tianyi, son of decorated PLA singer Li Shuangjiang, was arrested for suspicion of involvement in a...
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 23, 2010
From US-Asia Law Institute: The Chinese government’s continuing attacks on human rights lawyers rarely make foreign headlines these days. Monitoring, intimidating, disbarring and prosecuting activist lawyers have become routine...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 10, 2009
Writer/blogger Zhang Wen (章文), former head of the editorial department of Xinhua’s Globe magazine, is now an active advocate for political reform. Here is one of his recent blog posts, translated and summarized by an anonymous...
by dwang | Jun 13, 2009
The man who in February 14 stabbed blogger Xu Lai at a book reading in February has been formally charged with intentional injury. Danwei translates this article from the Mirror (Chinese): There are new developments in blogger...
by dwang | Jun 9, 2009
By Jonathan Landreth for the Times Online: With his maximum six months detention just ended, the dissident writer Liu Xiaobo remained in custody in an undisclosed Beijing location today as authorities continued to hold him in...
by dwang | Mar 2, 2009
The Silk Street Market in Beijing is famous among locals and tourists alike as a massive mall of fake designer goods. Now Silk Street vendors of counterfeit bags and clothing are protesting a crackdown on their stalls by the...
by Li Xiaorong | Oct 5, 2004
This personal profile, which appeared in the New York Times a couple of weeks ago, is not to be missed. It reminds people that, while the Chinese online activism and internaitonal pressure won the release of the SARS doctor Jiang Yanyong last summer, rights defense at grassroots level is catching on, yet still very difficult. […]
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