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In late March 2016, Zhang Leilei, administrator of the Sina Weibo feminist account, “Feminist Activist Pie is More Delicious” (女权行动派更好吃) found that the account had been shut down for “publishing harmful messages and engaging in other rule-violating behavior.” [The Chinese character for “faction”...
From Vice News, “ China Adopts First Anti-Domestic Violence Law ” "While a step in the right direction, the new law lacks a comprehensive definition of domestic violence that is aligned with international approaches and is not fully responsive to domestic concerns raised by women's rights activists...
From Deutsche Presse-Agentur, “ Detained Chinese feminists in dangerously poor health, lawyers warn ” New York-based activist group Human Rights in China said that Wang has been transferred to the medical facility at the No. 2 Detention Center in Beijing. Wang said her medicine was taken away...
From The Guardian, “ China rejects international pleas to release five feminists from jail ”: The US-based group Human Rights in China said another activist, Wang Man, was also in the medical centre after developing a heart condition following hours of interrogation. See HRIC press work on...
On November 20, 2015, lawyer Wu Kuiming met with Guangdong rights defender Su Changlan in the Nanhai Detention Center. Lawyer Wu learned that Su was indicted on November 13, and that she is in very poor health and has not been provided proper medical treatment for her illnesses while in detention...
In this statement, Lawyer Wang Yu of the Beijing Feng Rui Law Firm rebuts the accusations made against her in a recent article by an anonymous author. Entitled “Female lawyer refuses to serve time after being convicted of hitting a person and causing hearing loss,” the article was published and...
[Translation by Human Rights in China] Chinese original . . . Thank you to all the international friends for your support. Thank you to all of the many allies and like-minded people—those we know and don’t know. It was your concern and support, along with your vigorous appeals, that made even more...
[Translation by Human Rights in China] Chinese original . . . Thank you to my four “accomplices.” Their singing voices, which penetrated through the high walls, along with their strong and committed expressions, helped me hold back the tears in those many moments when I felt like crying. Thank you...
[Translation by Human Rights in China] Chinese original . . . Since the day I was released, I have been catching up on reading your articles and posts, and various media reports, and began weeping a lot. There’s a lot I want to say but have been too overwhelmed by emotions to get it out. I wept...
[Translation by Human Rights in China] Chinese original . . . Looking back over the past 37, 38 days, even the most difficult days when I was forced to sleep on the floor and without medication, I knew I had to take care of myself, and be stronger. I hoped that upon my release, I would witness the...

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