Last December, the tragic car accident which claimed the life of Zhaiqiao village chief Qian Yunhui raised eyebrows, with many suspecting that he was intentionally killed because of his efforts to secure better compensation for...
Feb 11, 2011
Zhai Minglei, former reporter for Southern Weekend and founder of Yi Bao “the One-Man Newspaper,” reports on a video captured by blind civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng while under heavy-handed confinement in his home.
Feb 1, 2011
The driver of a truck which ran over a rural activist in Zhejiang, sparking online outrage, has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison. As Josh Chin writes on the Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time blog,...
Jan 12, 2011
McClatchy reports on the case of Qian Yunhui, a villager in Zhejiang who was crushed under a truck in an incident many view as revenge for his efforts to lead villagers in protesting the building of a power plant: In a country...
Dec 29, 2010
Another report from the Guardian’s Jonathan Watts, this one about recent cases of online activism in China: An activist decapitated, a journalist killed, a lawyer beaten, a magazine closed and an embarrassing legal case...
Dec 28, 2010
The New York Times reports on gruesome photographs of a dead man which have become an Internet sensation in China: The man in the photograph, Qian Yunhui, 53, has become the latest Internet sensation in China, as thousands of...
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