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In his article , rights activist Zhang Lin describes the kidnapping of his 10-year-old daughter and her 20-hour illegal detention in Hefei and Bengbu, Anhui Province, on February 27 and 28. Police also searched Zhang’s home in Hefei, took away his keys, mobile, and computer. Photos of Zhang Anni...
Lawyers for Wang Dengchao, a former Shenzhen police sentenced for 14 years in prison for “obstructing official business” and “embezzlement,” issued two complaints against 23 provincial and local officials.
Two short articles by Li Jinglin, one of the two former lawyers who represented Shenzhen police officer Wang Dengchao in his appeal against his 14-year prison sentence for “embezzlement” and “obstructing official business.”
In a series of text messages , Zhao Haitong, a Xinjiang resident, describes his beating by two unidentified persons after visiting veteran pro-democracy activist Qin Yongmin in Wuhan. Zhao suffered an asthma attack after the beating. Qin calls on the authorities to investigate the case and bring...
In this brief article (Chinese only), veteran Guangdong-based rights defender Guo Feixiong (郭飞雄) summarizes the points he made in support of Southern Weekly during interviews and exchanges with other participates made at a rally before Southern Weekly Guangzhou offices. The significance of 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...
Veteran rights defender Guo Feixiong says that in order to prevent him from going to a legal seminar where friends of his were attending, Guangzhou police detained him for eight hours on trumped-up charges, including “selling fake alcohol” and “disturbing public order.” Guo says that he has been...
Fujianese petitioner Ye Mingfeng (叶明锋) appeals (Chinese only) for international attention as he fears retaliation from Chinese authorities after being extradited from Thailand to China. Ye had fled to to Thailand to escape Reeducation-Through-Labor, but was arrested about three months ago. He...
Shanghainese rights defender Feng Zhenghu (冯正虎) has been confined to his home by 24 guards since February 27, 2012. He estimates that by October 30, those guards had cost the authorities some 2.4 million yuan [about $600,000]. Feng’s house arrest began in advance of the “Two Sessions” of the...
Dozens of former police officers from many provinces who are victims of miscarriage of justices arrived in Beijing in recent days for a planned protest in the capital. By October 23, nearly 20 of them were detained and sent back to their home cities. Among them were He Zuhua, from Henan Province,...

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