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 | Jan 17, 2019
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 12, 2018
Former Politburo member Sun Zhengcai stood trial for bribery in Tianjin on Thursday, the biggest...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 7, 2017
Two weeks ago, rights activist and former lawyer Jiang Tianyong was sentenced to two years in...
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 | Oct 24, 2016
Last month saw the long-anticipated trials of three Guangdong labor activists charged with...
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...
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