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Li Wenzu, wife of disappeared human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, has been awarded Sweden’s Edelstam Prize for “exceptional courage” in defending human rights, the organizers said. But the prize was presented to U.S.-based activist Yuan Weijing in her place, as
Authorities in the Chinese capital have revoked the student visa of a German national after he filmed the activities of human rights lawyers as part of an academic assignment. David Missal, a postgraduate student of journalism at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua
Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, who has been held in police detention without trial for three years, has been forced to take medication while in the custody of the Tianjin No. 1 Detention Center, his wife said on Thursday.
Three years after his ‘disappearance’ during a nationwide police operation targeting human rights attorneys, Wang Quanzhang has reportedly been seen by a colleague in the Tianjin No. 1 Detention Center, his wife said on Friday.
Authorities in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin have launched an “investigation” into associates of detained human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, nearly three years after his incommunicado detention amid a nationwide police operation in 2015.