Tag Archives: Wang Quanzhang

Swedish Activist Peter Dahlin Concerned Over Colleagues In Chinese Prisons

Simon Lewis
Jan. 26, 2016


In this image made from undated video released by China Central Television, Peter Dahlin, a Swedish co-founder of a human-rights group, speaks on camera in an unknown location

‘Three of my colleagues and close friends are still incarcerated,’ the deported activist says. Continue reading

China: Subversion Charges Target Lawyers

Arrests Reflect Xi Jinping’s Broader Repression of Rights Activism

(New York) – The Chinese authorities’ formal arrest of at least 11 human rights lawyers, legal assistants, and activists on political subversion charges is an unprecedented and grave escalation of attacks on rights defenders in China, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities should immediately drop the charges and release the 11, as well as other lawyers and human rights advocates in custody for political reasons. Continue reading

China charges human rights lawyers with ‘subversion’

Zhou Shifeng

Zhou Shifeng is one of several Chinese lawyers who disappeared last year

China has formally arrested and charged at least seven human rights lawyers and associates with “subversion”, friends and relatives say. Continue reading

Anguish for families of missing China lawyers

Li Wenzu

© AFP / by Tom Hancock | Li Wenzu tells her three-year old son his daddy is on a “business trip”

TIANJIN (CHINA) (AFP) -Every day Li Wenzu’s son asks her why his daddy has not come home, she says. Her husband went missing six months ago in a sweeping crackdown on Chinese human rights lawyers, but she tells the three-year-old he is on a “business trip”. Continue reading

Black Ten Minutes: Chinese Lawyer Recounts Being Beating in a Courthouse in Shandong

e78e8be585a8e7928bBy Wang Quanzhang, published: June 30, 2015

On June 18 I went to Liaocheng City in Shandong Province (山东聊城) to participate in the defense of a number of Falun Gong practitioners. Gaining the right to actually mount a defense, as a defense lawyer, before Continue reading