Monthly Archives: 四月 2015

China Denies Ethnic Mongolian Dissident a Passport to Seek Medical Help

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Hada (L) shares a meal with son Uiles (C) and wife Xinna (R) in a file photo.
AFP

Chinese authorities in Inner Mongolia have refused an application by ethnic Mongolian dissident Hada and his son for a passport, to travel overseas to seek medical attention, he told RFA on Thursday. Continue reading

China’s New Internet Rules Raise Questions Over Role of Agency

2015-04-29

58ded628-0e66-4ade-a359-0d5af514e969Netizens at an Internet cafe in China’s Zhejiang province, Nov. 2, 2012.
AFP

Tough new regulations requiring online publishers to attend “chats” with officials Continue reading

A Joint Donation Drive for Gao Yu

 

By Humanitarian China and China Change, published: April 26, 2015

Humanitarian China will match your donation, as it did in the Ilham Tohti drive, and send twice as much as it receives to the family of Gao Yu.

Chinese journalist Gao Yu, who served a seven-yearss prison sentence for disclosing "state secrets", addresses a press conference in Hong Kong, 05 February 2007. International PEN held a meeting 2-5 February 2007 of writers from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan along with writers from other countries to discuss literature and free expression.  AFP PHOTO/MIKE CLARKE

Chinese journalist Gao Yu, who served a seven-yearss prison sentence for disclosing “state secrets”, addresses a press conference in Hong Kong, 05 February 2007. International PEN held a meeting 2-5 February 2007 of writers from mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan along with writers from other countries to discuss literature and free expression. AFP PHOTO/MIKE CLARKE

A file photo of Chinese journalist Gao Yu speaking at a press conference in Hong Kong. AFP via RFA http://www.rfa.org/english/commentaries/baotong/detention-03302015110907.html

On April 17, Beijing Municipal Third Intermediary People’s Court sentenced 71-year-old independent Chinese Continue reading

Activists Forced to Leave Hotels Ahead of Lin Zhao Memorial

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Activists gather to honor Lin Zhao in Suzhou, April 28, 2015.
Photo courtesy of an activist

Activists from across China converged on the eastern city of Suzhou on Tuesday to Continue reading

165. SHEN YONGPING (released)

Shen YongpingPen name              

Sex                                  Male

Birth date                  1980-11-23

Birth place                Xinyu City, Jiangxi Province

Resident place         Beijing City Continue reading

Fears For Safety of Chinese Activist Who Supported Hong Kong’s Democracy Movement

2015-04-24

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Ye Xiaozheng displays a banner saying ‘Protesting for Freedom’ in a photo posted to social media.
Photo courtesy of CHRD

The wife of an online activist detained for subversion in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong after Continue reading

Former 1989 Student Leader Stopped at Hong Kong Border With China

2015-04-23

image (21)Xiong Yan (L) and Chai Ling (R) in a Tiananmen discussion hosted by RFA’s Mandarin service, June 4, 2010.
RFA
Former Tiananmen student protest leader Xiong Yan was briefly detained at Hong Kong’s border with China on Thursday before being put on a flight back to the United States, as authorities thwarted an attempt to visit his terminally ill mother, friends and supporters told RFA’s Mandarin Service. Continue reading

Subversion, Public Order Cases of Tiananmen Anniversary Activists Move Closer to Trial

2015-04-23

image (20)Tang Jingling, a top human rights lawyer in Guangzhou, and his wife Wang Yanfang in an undated photo.
(Photo courtesy of Wang Yanfang.)

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong look set to move ahead with the subversion trial of the “Guangzhou Three” rights lawyers next month, Continue reading