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This short article (Chinese only) describes Shanghai petitioner Wang Kouma’s determination to continue to fight his case despite being categorized as one of the five types of people accused by a Chinese expert of being used by the United States to interfere with China’s rise. The five types of...
Ye Jinghuan (野靖环), a representative from a group of independent candidates for the local people's congress, writes in this essay (Chinese only) of how she, the independent candidates, and a group of villagers went to the Guangqumen Bridge area of Beijing to mourn the victims of the July 21, 2012...
Liu Fanbi (刘凡必), a victim of financial fraud, was sentenced to five years on a trumped-up charge after he offended a procuratorate officer while trying to retrieve his losses that the authorities had confiscated from the criminals. Liu began petitioning to authorities at different government levels...
Sun Haixiang (孙海洋), a rights defender in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, writes of a recent ordeal of attempted abduction. Sun has been beaten many times by thugs for reporting illegal gambling. On May 3, 2012, Sun was then beaten harshly by bailiffs from the Shenhe District People's Court. On May 9,...
In this timeline, Guangdong-based legal activist Guo Feixiong (郭飞雄) (a.k.a. Yang Maodong [杨茂东]) chronicles the events that led up to the detention and release of several democracy activists who have become known as the "five gentlemen of Guangzhou who held placards." In late March 2012, a number of...
Li Tiantian (李天天), a former lawyer from Shanghai, has suffered continuous harassment by the authorities since she began participating in rights defense activities and publishing articles in 2009. Li made an online appeal in support of the Jasmine Revolution in February 2011, and since then was...
Veteran dissident Qin Yongmin (秦永敏) was administratively detained for 10 days during the 2012 NPC/CPPCC Sessions by the Qingshan District Public Security Bureau in Wuhan, Hubei; he was then illegally detained an additional five days. Qin was illegally deprived of his right to meet with his family...
[Ye Jinghuan] Ye Jinghuan (野靖环), a Beijing petitioner and rights defender, describes his beating by police when he, along with nine others, went to petition at the Letters and Visits Office of the Ministry of Public Security. The police also subjected three fellow petitioners to body search before...
[Qin Yongmin and Hu Shigen] Xu Yonghai (徐永海), a Beijing rights defender, describes the ordeal of two democracy activists who appealed for aid on behalf of Wang Guoqi, a Beijing democracy activist (who was imprisoned for 12 years) who was hospitalized: Qin Yongmin, from Wuhan, who also served 12...
A member of the Guizhou Human Rights Symposium writes that the government ban of the group on the ostensible reason that it had not registered with government, detention of its members, and formal arrest of its chief organizer Chen Xi (陈西)—not only abuse the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,...

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