Category Archives: New Citizens’ Movement

Zhao Changqing-Four More New Citizens Movement Advocates Convicted, Sentenced to Between Two and Three-and-a-Half Years

 

April 18, 2014

Four citizen activists involved in public calls for high-ranking officials to reveal their assets in 2013 have each been found guilty of “gathering a crowd to disrupt order in a public place.” Two of them—Ding Jiaxi (丁家喜) and Zhao Changqing (赵常青)—were accused of Continue reading

Three Chinese Activists Jailed After Calling on Officials to Reveal Wealth

2014-06-19


Members of the New Citizens Movement hold banners in public, urging officials to disclose their assets as a check against corruption, in Beijing on a file photo. Continue reading

Long Prison Sentences for Three New Citizen Activists

New Citizens’ Movement activists Liu Ping and Wei Zhongping were each sentenced to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, while a third, Li Sihua, received a sentence of three years. Continue reading

China jails ‘New Citizens’ Movement’ activists

19 June 2014 Last updated at 00:04 ET


The activists with their banner

New Citizens’ Movement calls for more openness from the government

Three Chinese anti-corruption activists have been given lengthy jail terms for urging officials to disclose wealth.

Wei Zhongping and Liu Ping, associated with the New Citizens’ Movement, were given six-and-a-half years in jail. A third activist, Li Sihua, received a shorter sentence. Continue reading