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A long-time Uyghur activist has died days after being released from an internment camp in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), according to sources, amid concerns that abuse in detention may have contributed to his death.
Britain on Wednesday summoned the Chinese ambassador to express “outrage” at the detention and torture of a former employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong, which came after he took part in the five-month-long pro-democracy protests in the city.
Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have detained an outspoken writer and #MeToo movement activist after she published an article about the Hong Kong protest movement. Huang Xueqin, also known as Sophia Huang, was detained on Oct. 17
Human rights groups have called on China to free a prominent Shanghai activist arrested more than six months ago and who has been held incommunicado ever since. Chen Jianfang is currently being held in the Shanghai Detention Center and is
ADHRRF — One day before October 1, China’s National Day, hundreds of representatives from groups persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), along with Chinese human rights activists, gathered in front of the Dutch House of Representatives to express their
A man recently released after serving jail time in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan for selling liquor with references to the 1989 Tiananmen massacre on the label has been ordered to leave his new home along with his family,
Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan are holding the elderly mother of jailed rights activist Huang Qi after detaining her in Beijing last December. Pu Wenqing, 85, has been a vocal campaigner for Huang’s release on urgent medical
Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Friday handed down a three-year jail term to a musician who sang about late Nobel peace laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo. Singer-songwriter Xu Lin was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment
Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have formally arrested a prominent rights activist after he visited the grave of executed Mao-era dissident Lin Zhao. Zhu Chengzhi has been incommunicado since Apr. 29 when he was taken away from
A day before the United Nations conducts a review of China’s record on human rights, several groups on Monday called for the immediate and unconditional release of a veteran rights activist in its southwestern province of Sichuan. Citizen journalist and
Authorities in the southeastern Chinese province of Guangdong have announced a probe into the defense lawyer of detained rights activist Huang Qi, in a move that could remove his ability to represent his client, RFA has learned. Huang’s defense attorney
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