Liu Futang

Environmentalist Sentenced for Illegal Publishing

Environmentalist author and former official Liu Futang was sentenced on Wednesday following his trial in October for publishing without a license. The court rejected Liu’s argument that he had not sought to make a profit...

“If I Have Some Accident, Bury Me Under a Tree”

In a translation posted at chinadialogue, Southern People Weekly’s Hai Pengfei reflects on last month’s trial of environmentalist Liu Futang for illegal publishing. Liu, a former official, had written and distributed...

Environmentalist Tried for Illegal Publishing

As China celebrates its “first” Nobel Prize for Literature, former official Liu Futang was tried in Hainan this week for illegally publishing books on local environmental conflicts. Liu gave away many more copies...

Award Ceremony Honors China’s Green Journalists

The efforts of China’s most influential environmental journalists were applauded this week at the 3rd annual China Environmental Press Awards. The yearly event is co-organized by British daily The Guardian and...

A Lonely War on Forest Destruction – Fu Xueli

Hainan seems to be acting up to save its losing forests. Translated from Southern Breeze magazine: In early July, Hainan’s People’s Congress conducted a blanket examination of its forest resources. The island also...


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