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China to Try One Rights Lawyer as European Diplomats Visit Family of Another


European diplomats visit the parents of detained rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong at their home in Xinyang city, Henan province, Dec. 19, 2016.

Authorities in the central Chinese province of Hunan are preparing to try a top lawyer on subversion and public order charges, amid an ongoing crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists nationwide. Continue reading

Stanley Yu: China’s most literary cities and most popular books of 2015

red_guards_readingChina has released this year’s stats for book sales, and the results are somewhat surprising. Pretty much all of the cities that made the top ten list of most literary cities were third or second-tier cities located in the south of China. Continue reading