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In this open statement (Chinese only), 65 Chinese citizens, including university professor Ai Xiaoming (艾晓明) and noted activist Hu Jia (胡佳), urge that China’s 205 highest-ranking officials disclose their assets and income, along with that of their spouses and children, for public scrutiny during...
Attachment 1 Announcement of a December 8, 2012 press conference and seminar in Flushing, New York City, organized by “Friends of Liu Xiaobo,” to launch a global campaign to obtain the release of Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia. Attachment 2 A letter of support for the campaign from Ding Zilin, a...
The Reeducation-Through-Labor (RTL) system allows authorities to order minor offenders to labor camp for up to four years without trial and has been increasingly criticized in recent years. On August 14, 2012, ten lawyers including prominent rights defense lawyer Li Fangping (李方平) sent a proposal (...
On April 17, 2012, police officer Zhang Jingbo, an armed policeman, was dismissed from his position in the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Armed Police Motor Vehicle Squadron due to “demolition problems related to his family.”
Online activist and writer Lü Gengsong (吕耿松) filed this complaint against the Zhejiang Police College with the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Public Security. Lü, who had been employed by the college in 1983-1993, details the college’s refusal to let him purchase the apartment that the college...
[Zhu Yufu] In the statement (in Chinese), the Beijing-based dissident Zha Jianguo denounced the heavy prison term given to Zhu Yufu, the Zhejiang based dissident who was sentenced to seven years in prison and three years of deprivation of political rights for “inciting subversion of state power.”...
This essay issued by China Human Rights Watch Chairman Qin Yongmin on behalf of a Wuhan University professor analyzes the many political and social problems in Chinese society today, and in particular those related to education, the area that the author is most familiar with. The author believes...

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