Tag Archives: Guangzhou

231. XU Lin (released)

Sex                              Male

Birth date                1964-04-09

Birth place              Hunan Province Continue reading

216. WANG MO

王默在看守所Penname                     Kitchen Knife Wang Mo

Sex                                  Male

Birth date                   1972-12-15

Birth place                  Huai-an City, Jiangsu Province

Resident place          Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province Continue reading

‘I Was Tortured in Detention’: Released Guangzhou Three Activist


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

A rights activist recently released from prison in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong has described being shackled to a single spot and denied food and water during his incarceration. Continue reading

China jails activist who supported HK protests

AFP, April 9, 2016, 12:01 am TWN

BEIJING — Mainland China on Friday sentenced an activist who supported pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong to four and a half years in jail, his lawyer told AFP as mainland leader Xi Jinping oversees a wide-ranging crackdown on civil society and free expression. Continue reading

China Jails Four Supporters of Hong Kong Democracy Movement

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Flier calling for the release of (clockwise from left) Xie Wenfei, Hwang Jingyi, Liang Qinhui, Zhang Shengyu, Wang Mo and Master Shengguan, April 8, 2016. Civil Rights & Livelihood Watch

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Friday handed jail terms of up to four-and-a-half years to four rights activists who publicly supported the 2014 pro-democracy Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong. Continue reading

‘China’s Gandhi’ Jailed For Five Years in Guangzhou Three Verdict

Tang Jingling

Guangzhou rights lawyer Tang Jingling in an undated photo. (Photo courtesy of a family member.)

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Friday handed down jail terms of up to five years to the “Guangzhou Three” rights activists for subversion, after they sought to launch a civil disobedience campaign to protect human rights. Continue reading