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The early morning of April 10, 2011, was not quiet for long in Hong Kong’s Western District as people began to congregate in front of the police station there. Activists unrolled large green and white banners in Chinese and English.
There are two main points I would like to make, which are based on my own experience in running an en
Perhaps you all have read about the following story that happened in Guatemala. During the 36-year civil war that ended in 1996, thousands and thousands of people had been executed, and made to disappear by the national secret police. For years, human rights advocates had tried to nail down those...
Emily Lau (Hong Kong Legislative Council, China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group) :
An essay by a member of the Guizhou Human Rights Symposium on Chen Xi’s (陈西) arrest and charge of endangering national security for publishing essays online supporting human rights. Mi states that as freedom of expression is protected by the China’s Constitution, and that what the authorities did...
[Translation by Paul Mooney, Abridgment by Human Rights in China] It has been more than 100 days since Wang Lihong lost her freedom. It’s really an unimaginable thing. She and I live in the same world, but Lihong not only is being held in a detention center, but has also been formally arrested. She...
[Translation and Abridgment by Human Rights in China] While serving time in Shandong’s Tengzhou Prison, at one point I lost contact with my family for 140 days. On October 19, 2009, I called my wife, Jiao Xia, and told her the “mystery of my disappearance” in the Tengzhou Prison. As it turned out,...
February 7, 1965 Born in Zoucheng, Shandong Province. 1993–1995 Worked at odd jobs at Health News , Dashichang Bao , and Technology News in Jining, Shandong, where he learned to write and edit news articles.

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