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Activist Jiang Lijun (姜立军 or 姜力钧 ) from Tieling City, Liaoning Province, was sentenced to three years for “picking quarrels and provoking troubles” by the Dadong District Court of Shenyang Municipal People's Court on January 15, 2016. Jiang was accused of writing and posting online articles that “...
January 7, 2013 [English translation by Human Rights in China]
A cautionary tale and call for animal protection legislation On May 23, 2012, Zhou Ying [周颖], a 40-year-old woman, sought refuge at a police substation in Pengpu Township, Shanghai, after fleeing nearly twenty animal lovers who attacked her for reportedly adopting and killing cats.
Shanghai-based human rights activist Feng Zhenghu sent a letter to the National People’s Congress (NPC) and to individuals in legal circles to ask for their support for the “I Want to File a Case” action that he initiated on August 3, 2011. Feng says that this action has garnered 189 signatures. In...
The following are some of the individuals known to have been detained or sentenced to prison as a result of posting material on the Internet. SENTENCED Guo Qinghai
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