Wu Yuren

The Tale of Two Activists

Two stories of people detained in China who then disappeared into a legal morass: The first case, Mongolian activist Hada, has simply disappeared after being released upon completion of his 15-year sentence. His wife and son...

Activist Artist Goes on Trial in Beijing

The New York Times reports on the trial of artist Wu Yuren yesterday in Beijing: The defendant, Wu Yuren, 39, is accused of assaulting a group of police officers at a Beijing police station last May. He had gone to the station...

Firsthand Account of Two Chinese Artists Arrested and Beaten

Artist Yang Licai writes about the Beijing police’s mistreatment of both him and fellow artist Wu Yuren. Thanks to Diane Gatterdam and the Under the Jacaranda Tree blog: At around 3 pm on May 31, 2010, about 20 men came to...

Little Ai

Evan Osnos writes about Wu Yuren, the artist who is currently being detained after he was beaten in a Beijing police station: I met Wu in March, not long after that protest. I was researching a profile on Ai Weiwei, the artist...

Husband of Canadian Woman Beaten, Held 36 Days

The Toronto Star reports on the detention of artist Wu Yuren, who was beaten in a Beijing police station after going to accompany a friend to file a complaint against the management of the 798 artist district. Wu’s wife is...



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