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For Immediate Release Human Rights in China (HRIC) has learned that on June 18 Shanghai authorities formally arrested Zheng Enchong , a lawyer who has been assisting residents fighting redevelopment of their neighborhoods. Zheng was originally detained on June 6 on accusations of stealing state...
BEIJING (AP) -- Eight members of an underground Christian church in China's southwest have been charged with violating anti-cult laws, police confirmed Thursday. The human rights group that announced the arrests said they were part of a crackdown on unauthorized worship.
Four Chinese internet writers have been sentenced to long prison terms for subversion. The Beijing Intermediate People's Court sentenced geologist Jin Haike , 27, and Xu Wei , a 28-year-old journalist for Beijing's Consumer Daily, to 10 years each in prison. Yang Zili , a 31-year-old computer...
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese court has jailed four Internet activists for up to 10 years on subversion charges after 20 months in legal limbo, a human rights group said on Thursday. The Beijing Intermediate People's Court sentenced geologist Jin Haike , 27, and Xu Wei , 28, a journalist for...
New York At the invitation of Human Rights in China, Li Xiaoming, a former PLA officer who had taken part in the suppression of the student movement of June Fourth, 1989, will come to New York to participate in June 4 commemorative activities. Li Xiaoming will arrive at JFK Terminal 8 on American...
In 1993, Liu writes, his wife, Huang Ping (黄萍), was carried away by a sudden surge at the waterfall at the Huangguoshu Scenic Area in ​Guizhou Province. Liu says that his investigation showed that the deluge was created by officials of the Huangguoshu Scenic Area Management Office who, without...

Updated: December 8, 2014

Essays and Other Expressions

Human Rights in China invites the people of Hong Kong who have experienced—participated in or observed—the Umbrella Movement to send us short personal essays, poetry, journal entries, short video messages, or photographs.

The submissions will be posted in a special “Hong Kong: Voices of the People” section of our website.

For nearly three decades the Chinese government authorities have continued to attempt to suppress the historical truth of June Fourth. They have ignored the appeals for truth, accountability, and compensation for the killings of unarmed citizens and jailed those who wish to commemorate the victims...
Cheng Hai is a Beijing-based rights defense lawyer. He has represented victims of hukou discrimination and Falun Gong practitioners, among others. Cheng was a vocal advocate for the abolition of Reeducation-Through-Labor, and, in 2008, joined other lawyers to call for the independent election of...

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