Tag Archives: NGO

Activist Interrogated and Prevented from Attending Human Rights Training in Geneva

By Deng Chuanbin (邓传彬), published: June 11, 2015

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On May 30, 2015, I returned to my parents’ home at Peishi Township, Nanpei District, Yibing municipality in Sichuan province (四川省宜宾市南溪区裴石乡). My plan was to celebrate my mother’s 66th birthday on May 31, and attended my daughter’s singing competition in school and videotape it.

Around 9 pm on May 30, someone downstairs called out Continue reading

China Detains Two Activists as NGO Crackdown Widens


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Yang Zhangqing (L) and Guo Bin (R) in file photos.
Photos courtesy of CHRD

Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have detained activists linked to a leading nongovernment organization (NGO) on charges of “illegal business activity,” Continue reading

For Whom the Bell Tolls: One Chinese NGO’s Alleged Crime of “Illegal Business Operation”

By Wan Yanhai, published: May 13, 2015


In March 2007, Guo Yushan (郭玉闪)and others co-founded Transition Social and Economic Consulting Limited, otherwise known as Beijing Transition Institute. In July 2013, Continue reading

China’s Independent NGOs Face Hard Times

A translation of a VOA report in Chinese, published: March 11, 2015

Professor Xia Min of CUNY: “Xi’s fear is exactly that the maturing of civil society will organically provide, with the organizing capacity and solidarity within Chinese society, a platform for the building of political parties.”

A documentary produced by the well-known investigative journalist Chai Jing, Continue reading

China quietly launches probe of foreign non-government outfits: media

BEIJING Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:18am EDT

An honour guard member is seen behind a red flag during a welcoming ceremony for Kuwait’s Prime Minister Continue reading