AIDS Patients Topple Government Gate

As the AIDS mortality rate in China has dropped, other reports found people with AIDS in China were denied hospital care. The Associated Press reports about 300 patients and their relatives toppled the main gate of a government...

Xu Zhiyong Held Overnight, Released

NPR’s Louisa Lim reports that rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong has returned home after being held overnight “to prevent him from petitioning [the] education bureau with non-Beijing parents”. Rumours of his detention,...

Ai Weiwei Released on Bail; Xu Zhiyong Reportedly Detained

Xinhua reports that Ai Weiwei has been released on bail in recognition of his cooperative attitude and chronic illness: The Beijing police department said Wednesday that Ai Weiwei has been released on bail because of his good...

Beijing Christians Detained (Updated)

A group of Christians in Beijing’s Haidian district has been detained by police, a week after their eviction from the restaurant where they had previously held services. From the Associated Press: Beijing police on Sunday...

Zhou Liangluo under Investigation – Victor Shih

From Elite Chinese Politics and Political Economy: …… another senior official comes under investigation by the Central Discipline and Inspection Commission–this time at my home away from home Haidian District in Beijing. Zhou Liangluo, the ambitious party secretary of Haidian District, was detained by the CDIC on charges of corruption. [Full Text] Help to write […]



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