Authorities in China are holding at least one vaccine campaigner and have ‘disappeared’ another following an attempted protest on Beijing’s Tiananmen Square earlier this month, RFA has learned.
Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have evicted the sister of a prominent election activist and beaten her siblings, who tried to prevent her home from being demolished, RFA has learned. Li Biyun, who has been held in
The ruling Chinese Communist Party is clamping down on any public discussion of an outbreak of African swine fever among its pig population, shutting down social media accounts and detaining users who warn others not to eat pork. On Aug.
Prosecutors in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan have used physical violence in recent weeks to try to force ailing veteran rights activist Huang Qi, founder of the Tianwang rights website, to “admit his crimes,” RFA has learned. Apparently frustrated
Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Thursday secretly tried a prominent anti-censorship campaigner on subversion charges after holding him for more than a year, RFA has learned. Zhen Jianghua was initially detained at his home in Guangdong’s
Authorities in the central Chinese province of Hubei are holding an unknown number of people after thousands of protesters took to the streets in protest at a planned power facility. Several thousand residents of Hubei’s provincial capital and Yangtze River
Authorities in the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian have fired a university history professor after he hit out at declining moral values in a post on social media. Zhou Yunzhong was fired from his job as assistant professor of historical
Authorities in the central Chinese province of Hunan have detained dozens of people following a mass protest over new schooling arrangements that led to the children of migrants from out of town being charged massively increased fees. Police in Hunan’s
A Chinese author whose work is heavily censored in his own country has called on the international community to hold the ruling Chinese Communist Party to account over its human rights record. Yan Lianke, who made the comments in the