Writer and activist Lü Gengsong (吕耿松), a longtime advocate for the banned China Democracy Party, was detained in July of 2014. He was formally arrested a month later for “subversion of state power,” which carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. A Hangzhou court found him...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 27, 2019
Following the death of activist Wang Meiyu this week, human rights advocates are calling for an investigation into his treatment while in detention. At The Guardian, Lily Kuo reports on Wang’s detention in July after...
by Cindy | Apr 29, 2016
Indian authorities have denied that Chinese pressure lay behind a decision to deny or revoke visas...
by Cindy | Aug 25, 2014
On Sunday, police in Macau shut down polling stations and detained five people involved in staging...
by Cindy | Aug 18, 2014
Bill Chou Kwok-ping, an associate professor of political science at the University of Macau,...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 14, 2013
According to family members of Zhu Yufu, who has been serving a seven year prison sentence for...
by Paulina Hartono | Oct 17, 2009
Democracy activist Guo Quan has been sentenced 10 years on charges of subversion. From Associated Press: The founder of a Chinese group that challenged Communist rule with a call for multiparty democracy has been sentenced to 10...
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