Following Beijing’s tradition of sentencing high-profile activists, rights lawyers, and dissidents during the week between Christmas and the New Year in an effort to minimize international media attention, more than 12...
human rights activists
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 Sophie Beach | Jan 14, 2019
Veteran online activist and citizen journalist Huang Qi went on trial in Mianyang, Sichuan, on...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 27, 2018
China has long faced accusations of interference with human rights work by and at the United...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 16, 2018
Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, who has vocally criticized Xi Jinping’s...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 20, 2017
Poet Liu Xia, wife of late Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, has not been seen in public since her...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 15, 2017
On December 23, outgoing U.S. president Barack Obama signed the Global Magnitsky Human Rights...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 16, 2017
Late last month, three labor activists working undercover at two Huajian Group-owned factories...
by Cindy | Feb 17, 2017
A new report released this week by Chinese Human Rights Defenders highlights the widespread use of...
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