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Excerpted from The Associated Press : ''I think it is an absolute Draconian sentence,'' said Sharon Hom, executive director of Human Rights in China, a New York-based group. ''This is a gutting of any pretext of any freedom of expression in China,'' she said.
Excerpted from Reuters : "This (trial) has been timed for the biggest holiday time in the West, when the media may not be paying so much attention," said Sharon Hom, executive director of Human Rights in China, a New York-based group critical of Beijing. "This charge is clearly a politicized one,...
Excerpted from The Daily Telegraph : "Even under the glare of a high-level diplomatic visit, the Chinese authorities clearly did not have any qualms about continuing to violate the rights of their citizens," said Sharon Hom, the executive director of US-based Human Rights in China.
HRIC Executive Director Sharon Hom speaking with KPFA :
Excerpted from Forbes :
Excerpted from The New York Times : Guo Quan, a former associate professor who established an independent political party, was sentenced last Friday by a court in Jiangsu Province to 10 years in prison for “subversion of state power,” according to Human Rights in China, an advocacy group based in...
Excerpted from Reuters : A former university professor who published letters to Chinese leaders and advocated multi-party democracy has been jailed for 10 years for "subversion of state power", a rights group said on Saturday.
Excerpted from Moose Jaw Times-Herald : "This sentence is indefensible from a legal perspective, because using peaceful and rational means to petition cannot be considered subversion of state power," Guo's lawyer, Guo Lianhui, told Human Rights in China. "Subversion of state power can only be...
Excerpted from The New York Times : It is why some New Yorkers protested this honor in lights. They included two groups, Human Rights Watch and Human Rights in China, that have offices in the Empire State Building. “This anniversary has been accompanied by massive human rights abuses coupled with...
HRIC Executive Director Sharon Hom, excerpted from CNN : “It is contributing to the legitimacy of the leadership that is in power now, and by contributing to the legitimacy it is undermining the importance of the Human Rights issues.” Access to the full text of this article may require a...


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