Writer and activist Lü Gengsong (吕耿松), a longtime advocate for the banned China Democracy Party, was detained in July of 2014. He was formally arrested a month later for “subversion of state power,” which carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. A Hangzhou court found him...
by Xiao Qiang | Feb 14, 2008
Edward Cody reports in today’s Washington Post: An activist who helped organize a petition complaining that Chinese want “human rights, not the Olympics” will be tried for inciting subversion against the state,...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 4, 2008
Reuters and RTHK are reporting that Straits Times reporter Ching Cheong has been freed from prison: China has freed Ching Cheong, a Hong Kong reporter for Singapore’s Straits Times sentenced to five years for spying for...
by Paulina Hartono | Jan 22, 2008
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by Sophie Beach | Oct 2, 2007
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