The recent trial of former security chief and Politburo Standing Committee member Zhou Yongkang...
by Mengyu Dong | Jun 27, 2013
Former prisoners claim that they were forced to make headphones for airlines including Qantas, British Airways and Emirates while serving sentences at a prison in Guangdong, reports AFP: Two inmates recently released from the...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 24, 2013
At The New Yorker, Ian Buruma reviews Liao Yiwu’s prison memoir For a Song and a Hundred Songs: A Poet’s Journey through a Chinese Prison. The book was rewritten twice after its first and second drafts were...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 9, 2013
At The New York Times, Elaine Sciolino talks to poet and author Liao Yiwu about his forthcoming memoir For a Song and a Hundred Songs: A Poet’s Journey Through a Chinese Prison, to be published in the U.S. on June 4th. The title...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 2, 2013
Tibetan activist Jigme Gyatso has been released from prison due to poor health one year from the end of an extended sentence, according to Radio Free Asia and the Dharamsala-based Central Tibetan Administration. From Andrew...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 2, 2010
Duihua has translated an editorial from the Southern Metropolis Daily on the “brave efforts” needed to eliminate torture in detention centers following a string of deaths of detainees: Torture by police in Lushan...
by Paulina Hartono | Nov 27, 2009
Online photos of luxurious prisons have infuriated some netizens. From Southern China Morning Post: Mainland internet users are up in arms after pictures of a series of luxurious new prisons were posted online this week, a stark...
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