On Tuesday, International Human Rights Day, spokesperson Hua Chunying mounted a familiar defense of China’s rights record at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ regular press conference: Q: It’s the Human Rights...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 17, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 14, 2019
Veteran online activist and citizen journalist Huang Qi went on trial in Mianyang, Sichuan, on...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 1, 2016
The founders of two rights-focused citizen journalism projects were detained last month amid...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 13, 2014
The Guardian reports that four have been detained, including human rights website Tianwang founder...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 23, 2013
Since Saturday morning, when a 6.6Mw earthquake struck near Sichuan’s Ya’an city, thousands of volunteers from students and white-collar workers to Tibetan monks have descended on the affected area to offer...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 10, 2013
Ian Johnson continues his New York Review of Books series of interviews with Chinese writers and thinkers by visiting activist Huang Qi in Chengdu. Huang, a human rights activist who uses his website 64tianwang.com to publicize...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 6, 2011
The 1984 BBS is a private online forum that has over 7000 registered members in China. Ai Weiwei, who had just returned to his Beijing home from an international trip few days earlier, was a special guest for a one hour online...
by Paulina Hartono | Nov 22, 2009
Huang Qi, an activist who investigated shoddy school construction after the 5.12 Sichuan earthquake in 2008, has been sentenced to three years in jail. From Washington Post: Chinese dissident Huang Qi was sentenced to three...
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