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SHANGHAI (AFP) - Chinese police have detained more than 150 people protesting against Shanghai's urban redevelopment projects, a human rights group said. Shanghai residents heading to petition authorities in Beijing over forcible clearance and redevelopment of neighborhoods in China's largest city...
For Immediate Release Human Rights in China (HRIC) has learned of the arrest of a group of more than 150 people attempting to petition central authorities in Beijing over clearance and redevelopment of their Shanghai neighborhoods.
Liu Zhengyou (刘正有) , a land rights activist who served two years in a prison in Zigong, Sichuan Province, was released today. He was greeted by 80 rights defenders who came from Chengdu, including Chen Yufei ( 陈云飞 ) . Liu was arrested in 2009 after he participated in an investigation of the...
On June 19, 2014, the Yushui District People’s Court in Xinyu, Jiangxi Province, sentenced three asset transparency advocates to prison terms ranging from six and a half years to three years. Liu Ping (刘萍) and Wei Zhongping (魏忠平) were sentenced to six and a half years in prison for “picking...
HRIC Resources Portraits of Loss and the Quest for Justice English and Chinese English version produced by Human Rights in China Shot over a period of five years by the Tiananmen Mothers, a group of family members of the victims of the June Fourth crackdown, the video presents portraits of ordinary...
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Human Rights in China (HRIC) has learned that over 200 petitioners in Shanghai were detained for one day after protesting the content of an official article reporting the success of the petitioning system. Several petitioners remain in detention following further protests of their treatment. At...
Following are translated highlights from the September 2006 issue of Ren Yu Ren Quan . A printer-friendly PDF version is available for download . The full Chinese-language issue can be read at . The Ren Yu Ren Quan editors can be contacted at RYRQeditor[a] .
Below are translated summaries of the articles and news briefs published in Huaxia Dianzi Bao , Issue No. 153. The full Chinese-language issue can be found at .
After 37 days of detention, Wang Man ( 王曼 ) , Wei Tingting ( 韦婷婷 ) and Zheng Churan ( 郑楚然 ) , Li Tingting ( 李婷婷 ) , and Wu Rongrong ( 武嶸嶸 ) were released in a procedural step known as “release on guarantee pending further investigation,” or, qubao houshen ( 取保候审). Unfortunately, instead of a full...


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