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Calls for Torture Investigation After Death of Activist

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...

Dai Qing: Live Webcast Tonight, 6pm PST

Environmental activist Dai Qing is in Vancouver tonight, giving a free public talk which will be webcast live from 6pm Pacific Standard Time. Learn about Dai Qing’s battle against “the most environmentally and socially...

China Jails Ex-Professor 10 Years for Subversion

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...

China Dissident Gets Tougher Sentence

From AP via Chinese democracy activist Zhu Yufu has been given a stricter sentence after being retried for a fight with police in which he and his son were beaten, a network of overseas activists said Thursday....

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