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...

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...

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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