Tag Archives: New Citizens’ Movement

China Jails Citizen Activist For Five Years on Subversion Charge

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Liu Jiacai was initially detained by police in Hubei’s Yichang city on Aug. 3, 2013.

Authorities in the central Chinese province of Hubei on Monday handed a five-year jail term Continue reading

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


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