In 2016, citizen journalist Lu Yuyu and his girlfriend at the time Li Tingyu, were formally arrested after having been detained for over a month. The two had been chronicling “mass incidents”—the official name given...
by Josh Rudolph | May 11, 2016
Radio Free Asia reports that an ethnic Uyghur in Aksu, Xinjiang was sentenced to seven years in...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 21, 2015
The New York Times’ Austin Ramzy reports that two men have been sentenced to 19 years in...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 30, 2015
At The New York Times, Cherie Chan reports on human rights lawyers’ concerns that proposed...
by Josh Rudolph | May 22, 2015
One of the many interviewees in the recent Human Rights Watch report outlining the continued use...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 13, 2014
Rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng is suffering from malnutrition and psychological trauma following his...
by Josh Rudolph | May 29, 2014
NPR’s All Things Considered tells the story of Stuart Foster, an American sociology...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jul 16, 2013
President Xi Jinping’s signature slogan is the “Chinese dream.” Hinting at the American dream of individual success and happiness achieved through hard work, the Chinese dream simultaneously embodies a...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 23, 2013
Human Rights in China reports that two family members visited rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng in prison earlier this month. This was their first contact since an earlier prison visit almost ten months ago, before which Gao had not...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 21, 2013
Liao Yiwu spent the early 1990s in prison for writing the poem Massacre, about the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown. His account of these four years will be published in English this summer as For a Song and a Hundred Songs: A...
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