South China Morning Post’s Nectar Gan reports on Ministry of Justice plans for a new lawyer...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 26, 2015
At The Guardian, rights lawyer Teng Biao writes that “China’s civil society has little cause...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 29, 2013
Just over a year after his attempt to seek shelter in the U.S. consulate in Chengdu triggered the fall of Chongqing Party head Bo Xilai, the city’s former police chief Wang Lijun is serving a 15-year sentence for...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 28, 2012
Together with the long-awaited announcement of a start date for the 18th Party Congress, Xinhua revealed on Friday that Bo Xilai has been expelled from the Party and will now face criminal prosecution: Investigations found that...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 9, 2011
A Chongqing man has received a one year labour reform sentence for mocking party leader Bo Xilai in a microblog post, in which he referred to Bo as “Mr Erection”. From Oiwan Lam at Global Voices Advocacy: Mr erected...
by CDTtranslator | Apr 23, 2011
The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies by various central (and sometimes local) government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 22, 2011
Charges against lawyer Li Zhuang, who was accused of falsifying evidence while defending a gangster in the Chongqing corruption crackdown have been dropped. From the New York Times: Li Zhuang, 50, a criminal lawyer from Beijing,...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 9, 2010
Lawyer Li Zhuang has had his sentence reduced to one and a half years on appeal. From AP: The lawyer for an alleged mob boss in southwest China was given a reduced 1 1/2-year prison term Tuesday during his appeal on charges that...
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