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 Samuel Wade | Nov 28, 2017
Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che was sentenced to five years in prison for subverting state power...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 16, 2017
Activist Wu Gan, also known as Super Vulgar Butcher, stood trial for subversion in Tianjin on...
by Samuel Wade | May 30, 2017
Ten weeks ago, Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che was detained while entering China from Macau,...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 7, 2016
Nearly exactly one year after she was detained in the “Black Friday” roundup of human...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 13, 2016
Last July, Beijing launched a major crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists, detaining,...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 8, 2016
Four activists have been sentenced to jail on charges of “inciting subversion of state...
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