Yang Chunlin

China Slams Jail Door On Olympic Dissent

From Toronto Star: In the darkest of ironies, as the Olympic torch was lit in Athens yesterday, a court in China sentenced a man to five years in prison after he dared to say the principle of human rights is more important than...

China Denies Arrests Over Beijing Olympics

From The Telegraph: China’s foreign minister denied yesterday that anyone raising the human rights issue in relation to this summer’s Beijing Olympics would be arrested. His denial came as Britain’s Foreign...

China Land Activist Tortured in Prison – Audra Ang

From AP: A Chinese land rights activist imprisoned after circulating a petition opposing the Beijing Olympics has been chained for days in the same position and forced to clean up the waste of other inmates, his sister and a rights group said Monday. Yang Chunlin was detained in July in his native province of Heilongjiang […]

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