In a three-part documentary series focused on Taiwanese espionage, CCTV program Focus Talk broadcast the likely forced confessions of four Taiwanese citizens: Lee Meng-chu, Cheng Yu-chin, Tsai Chin-shu, and Shih Cheng-ping. All...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 18, 2019
Much alarm has been expressed over China’s broadcasting of likely forced confessions aimed at chilling public activism and dissent in recent years. In 2018, Safeguard Defenders published an in-depth report on the methods,...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 20, 2017
Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-che went missing on March 19th while entering China from Macau....
by Samuel Wade | Sep 30, 2016
On Monday, three labor activists associated with Guangdong’s Panyu Worker’s Center were sentenced...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 22, 2016
Over a year after the “Black Friday” crackdown on rights lawyers and activists, four...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 5, 2016
A Tianjin court has handed Christian activist Gou Hongguo a three-year suspended sentence for...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 2, 2016
Authorities are moving forward with trials for several detained since last...
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