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Liu Weiguo, lawyer of detained rights activist Xu Zhiyong, submitted eight applications for open government information, seven to the Daxing branch of the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau, and one to the Daxing Finance Bureau of Beijing. The information requested includes: the legal basis...
Luo Shengchun, wife of detained rights defense lawyer Ding Jiaxi ( 丁家喜 ), said in an open letter to the Beijing Public Security Bureau and the Beijing Procuratorate that her husband was criminally detained because he advocated for public disclosure of officials’ assets. Although the authorities...
As participants of the New Citizens’ Movement, the co-authors of this statement protest the authorities’ house arrest and detention of Xu Zhiyong ( 许志永) , stating that it undermines the legal system and is a violation of his rights. The authors say they will stand together with Xu and continue...
A video interview of a petitioner in front of the Beijing No. 3 Detention Center, hoping to be able to visit Xu Zhiyong (许志永) , the rights advocate who has been criminally detained since July 16 on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to disrupt order in a public place.” The petitioner said Xu has been...
A video interview of a petitioner in front of the Beijing No. 3 Detention Center, hoping to be able to visit Xu Zhiyong(许志永) , the rights advocate who has been criminally detained since July 16 on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to disrupt order in a public place.” The petitioner talked about the...
After two years, rights defender Liu Dejun ( 刘德军) recently publicized his personal account about his 40-day ordeal in April-August 2011 of being secretly locked up and interrogated, then criminally detained, and finally released on bail after the Jasmine Rallies. He describes being covered with a...
This account describes the forced eviction of Zhou Xiaowei and his elderly mother from their Nantong home in the early morning of July 16, 2013. They now have nowhere to live after their home was forcibly demolished.
An administrative complaint submitted by anti-nuclear test activist Yuan Bing (袁兵) to Guangzhou's Nansha District Court against officers at the Nansha District Public Security Bureau. Yuan alleges that the police officers wrongly administratively detained him after he staged a peaceful protest...
This document was submitted by Sui Muqing to Haizhu District People’s Court of Guangzhou on behalf of his clients, two street vendors, who are suing local government officials and police in Haizhu, Guangzhou Province for abuse of powers, use of violence, and arbitrary detention and interrogation...
This account explains the proceedings and irregularities of a court hearing of a case involving three farmers being charged with "assembling a crowd to disrupt traffic" and "assembling a crowd to assault State organs."

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