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Four years after he helped to launch a mass civil disobedience movement for fully democratic elections, activist Joshua Wong is still facing a travel ban. Wong, who had begun serving a six-month jail term for his part in the storming
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
Concerns are growing over the health of a detained rights activist in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu, who has been held for nearly two years in pretrial detention. Ge Jueping was among a group of at least nine rights
Authorities in the central Chinese province of Hubei tried a veteran rights activist for subversion on Tuesday after holding him for 20 months in pretrial detention. Liu Feiyue, 48, who founded the rights website Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch, stood
Authorities in Beijing have placed a number of high-profile dissidents and rights activists under close surveillance in the wake of an announcement by the ruling Chinese Communist Party that it plans to remove limits to leaders’ terms in office.
On February 18, 2018, the third day of the Chinese Lunar New Year, Amnesty International Spain held an activity at Plaza de Callao to collect signatures for five Chinese human rights defenders, Liu Xia, Wang Quanzhang, Jiang Tianyong, Dong Guangping, and Ni Yulan.
The family members of detained Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, who is currently detained on suspicion of subversion, have been denied permission to visit him, while another prominent rights lawyer is fighting a decision to have him debarred from the profession, RFA has learned.
Authorities in southwestern China’s Sichuan province have moved to try a prominent rights activist on state secrets charges following multiple delays to his case after losing a key member of his defense team, and amid growing concerns for his health and personal safety.