Ching Cheong



Laws, Not Favours, For Political Prisoners

From Dui Hua Human Rights Journal: Hearing that Singapore Straits Times correspondent Ching Cheong (程翔) had been released on parole earlier this month and allowed to return to Hong Kong, we noticed many similarities to the...

Ching Cheong Makes First Comments After Release

Ching Cheong, the recent released journalist talked on his innocence and health. From Shanghaiist: Ching Cheong, the chief China correspondent of the Singapore-based Straits Times that was jailed in China for supposed espionage...

China Frees Jailed Hong Kong Journalist (Updated)

Reuters and RTHK are reporting that Straits Times reporter Ching Cheong has been freed from prison: China has freed Ching Cheong, a Hong Kong reporter for Singapore’s Straits Times sentenced to five years for spying for...

Caught In A Chinese Box

From Asia Sentinel: On Jan. 16, Hong Kong journalist Ching Cheong passed his thousandth day in a Chinese prison on espionage charges. There is little sign that he will be released despite some hope that Beijing could relent in...

Silent Games – Melinda Liu

On, Melinda Liu summarizes the recent government crackdown on free expression in China: For a while many foreign correspondents thought authorities were “killing



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