South China Morning Post’s Li Jing and Teddy Ng report on newly announced measures to...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 25, 2014
After receiving an unexpectedly harsh life sentence for separatism on Tuesday, Uyghur scholar...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 23, 2014
Last week, the shroud of silence around the case of detained Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti sparked...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 4, 2014
After Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti was formally charged with “separatism” after more...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 26, 2012
On November 15th, five brothers and cousins aged between nine and thirteen died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a Guizhou dumpster, where they had lit a fire to keep warm. Their deaths prompted a frenzy of soul searching in both...
by Sophie Beach | May 4, 2011
Human rights lawyer Li Fangping has returned home after disappearing Friday, while activists on Twitter are reporting that fellow rights lawyer Li Xiongping has since disappeared. From AP: Li Fangping vanished Friday after...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 29, 2011
Human rights lawyer Li Fangping has been detained in Beijing, hours after the release of Teng Biao, in an apparent “revolving-door trick” designed to influence public perception of the crackdown. From Chinese Human...
by Jenny Leung | Jun 11, 2009
The ongoing saga on the battle on the government requiring pre-installed software for filtering new computers in China (the software dubbed the Green Dam) by July 1, and the netizens and companies that oppose the infringement,...
by Paulina Hartono | Jan 14, 2009
Calum MacLeod writes on the dissolving trust of the Chinese in their own legal system, and the political repercussions that has carried. From USA TODAY: The most daring recent action is a document called Charter 08, signed by...
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 22, 2008
From the Christian Science Monitor: Li Fangping, a prominent human rights lawyer, is busy organizing victims of the poisoned infant formula scandal rocking China and offering pro bono help. But he is not planning to sue Sanlu,...
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