On Thursday, the wives of five Chinese and one Taiwanese current or recent political detainees...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 29, 2016
A Guangzhou court has sentenced three activists—a former rights lawyer, editor, and university...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 19, 2015
The trial of a lawyer and two activists for inciting subversion was aborted on Friday after the...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 18, 2015
South China Morning Post’s Mimi Lau reports allegations of violence outside a prominent...
by Samuel Wade | May 19, 2014
Rights lawyers Tang Jingling and Liu Shihui are among the latest to be detained as the government...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 12, 2006
ESWN has translated brief excerpts from letters by two lawyers involved with the Taishi recall campaign (link): The account by lawyer Tang Jingling appeared in the Taiwan weekly magazine The Journalist (April 6-12, 2006, issue #996, p. 64-68). The account ends as follows: “On October 31, I was on vacation and the judiciary department requested […]
by Sophie Beach | Feb 4, 2006
From the South China Morning Post, via Asia Media: A lawyer helping residents of Guangdong’s Taishi village in their struggle to oust their headman was attacked by strangers yesterday after visiting rights activist Yang Maodong, who is believed to be under government surveillance. Tang Jingling said he suffered no physical injury. But Mr Yang, who […]
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