Chinese lawyers say they were tortured by police
In this Monday, April 7, 2014 photo released by Xiang Li, Chinese rights lawyer Tang Jitian shows the bruises on his leg, which he claims were sustained when he was beaten by police in a detention facility, at a restaurant in Beijing, China.
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
EFF Asks Court To Allow Human Rights Case Against Cisco to Proceed
EFF filed a request to submit an amicus brief today in the Federal District Court of the Northern District of California, urging the Court to let a case entitled Doe v.
Chinese Lawyers Say They Were Tortured, Told They Would Be Fed to Dogs 'Like Kim's Uncle'
Foreign journalists interview Chinese rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong at a gate of the Chaoyang hospital in Beijing in Beijing on May 2, 2012 Three Chinese lawyers were released earlier this week after spending more than two weeks in a detention center in northeast China for "using an evil cult to endanger society," during which they were allegedly ... (more)
Wed Apr 02, 2014
State media take aim at Falun Gong lawyers
State media lashed out at four rights lawyers detained for investigating the treatment of practitioners of the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement, saying the quartet "incited illegal activities.'
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Reader's Digest drawn into Chinese censorship row
Australian thriller writer LA Larkin has refused to bow to censorship demands from Chinese printers, instead withdrawing her work from a Reader's Digest anthology.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
South China Morning Post
Harassment of rights lawyers rising, say attorneys
Jiang Tianyong, Zhang Junjie, Wang Cheng and Tang Jitian in an undated photograph of the lawyers held on March 21. Human rights lawyers on the mainland fear they may be facing increased persecution and violence after four of their profession were detained - and at least one beaten - when they tried to help members of the banned spiritual movement ... (more)
China's Xi seeks 'win-win' in ground-breaking EU visit
China's Xi Jinping made a groundbreaking first visit by a Chinese president to European Union headquarters Monday, saying closer ties between the two partners -- which represent a quarter of the world's people -- were "a win-win".
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Belgian police try to censor posters ahead of China visit
China's president Xi Jinping is making his first appearance in Brussels President Xi Jinping and his entourage will be staying at the Sheraton hotel near the Brussels' National Theatre, which is staging a traditional Chinese musical by the Schen Yun Performance Arts troupe.
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Orwell Was RightBy P. J. O'Rourke
It didn't happen as soon as Orwell predicted. Probably because it took another 10 years before everyone was online with the "telescreen," which watches you as you watch it.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Bob Fu on Four Rights Defenders Detained in Heilongjiang
Contact: Bob Fu, President, China Aid , 267-205-5210 cell, 432-689-6985, info@ChinaAid.org MIDLAND, Texas, March 27, 2014 / Christian Newswire / -- "To arbitrarily kidnap and detain those courageous human rights lawyers is a direct violation of China's own laws and the international mandate for the protection of lawyers' rights while defending ... (more)
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Lyon protesters raise China rights violations
Human rights protesters from the associations "Tibet Chine Actualite and "Association Falun Gong France" demonstrate in Lyon, France, during the visit of President Xi Jinping to celebrate 50 years of full diplomatic ties.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
South China Morning Post
Four rights lawyers detained after questioning Falun Gong detentions
Four human rights lawyers investigating the illegal detention of several Falun Gong members have themselves been detained in Heilongjiang province, fellow lawyers said yesterday.