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On September 26, 2018, the Hubei Provincial High People’s Court upheld a lower court’s ruling on veteran rights activist Qin Yongmin’s case: conviction of subversion of state power, a 13-year prison term, and three years of post-release deprivation of political rights. Qin was detained on March 30...
On July 10, Qin Yongmin, 64, veteran democracy activist, a cofounder of the China Democracy Party and founder of China Human Rights Watch, is sentenced to 13 years in prison for “subversion of state power.” The court’s ruling details the government’s accusations against Qin Yongmin: writing a large...
This account describes the experience of the writer and other rights defenders from different areas in the country who intended to going to Wuhan to apply to attend the trial of Qin Yongmin. Some activists were intercepted in their local areas, and the others who arrived at the court were...
In January of this year, Qin Yongmin and his wife Zhao Suli lost contact with the outside world. In a summons to human rights activist Shi Yulin to report for questioning on August 28, 2015, the Wuhan City Public Security Bureau states that Qin Yongmin has been detained by authorities on suspicion...
“China Human Rights Watch” is a Chinese citizen non-profit, public interest, civil society group, established in accordance with the law. The person in charge of the group stated in the group’s registration announcement that members had formally applied to register China Human Rights Watch with the...
In this complaint submitted to the Supreme People’s Procuratorate, the lawyers Xiao and Guo say that the CPC’s 18th Congress has ended but Wuhan dissident Qin Yongmin is still missing. They accuse the Qingshan District Public Security Bureau in Wuhan of illegally restricting Qin Yongmin’s personal...
In an open letter to the United Nations, Wang Xifeng ( 王喜凤 ) , a teacher from Shanxi Province, details the abuses that she and husband Qin Yongmin ( 秦永敏 ) have suffered over the past several months at the hands of various government authorities. She and Qin, a well-known democracy activist based in...
Increasingly concerned that he will be arrested, the Wuhan activist releases a statement , dated July 5, 2012, saying that he will not commit suicide and that he and his wife Wang Xifeng have retained two lawyers. Since May 2012 when Qin and Wang performed their marriage ceremony, the authorities...
Wang Xifeng, wife of Qin Yongmin, refused to go with the police who came to the couple’s home to take her away for questioning. The couple had their marriage ceremony in May, but the authorities have refused to issue them a marriage certificate.
Wuhan dissident Qin Yongmin (秦永敏) and Wang Xifeng (王喜凤) were married in May 2012. However, authorities have persisted in refusing to issue a marriage certificate to the couple. In this article (Chinese only), Qin and Wang explain how they have had to terminate their pregnancy in order to avoid...

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