Zhu Chengzhi may have become the first to be detained under new amendments to China’s Criminal Procedure Law. Amid fierce criticism, the changes passed through the National People’s Congress by a vote of 2,639 to 160...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 14, 2012
Prosecutors have dropped charges of inciting subversion against Chen Pingfu, a former teacher who became a street musician in order to pay medical bills. Chen subsequently wrote more than 300 online articles about abuses by...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 5, 2012
As part of an effort to quell the surge of self-immolations by protesting Tibetans, Chinese authorities have cracked down on families and sympathizers of self-immolators. Now, they are taking it a step further by imposing murder...
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