• Oct 4 2015
  • 10:18am
Stand Up for International Principles and Call on China to End Its Human Rights Violations
Dear Members of Parliament, In October 2015, the President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, will make an official State Visit to B...
  • Jul 23 2015
  • 9:30pm
IOC: Don’t reward China’s worsening oppression with another Olympic Games 国际奥委会:不要再次以奥运会奖励中国愈演愈烈的镇压
English version first and then Chinese   When Beijing was awarded the 2008 Summer Olympics, International Olympic Committee members claimed that the Games would help to impr...
  • Jul 12 2015
  • 5:31pm
Hold the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a Universal Standard of Protecting Human Rights
To: EU Parliament, UK government, USA government, International Olympic Committee Over a hundred lawyers and activists in China have been detained, disappeared or questioned from ...
  • Jul 1 2015
  • 2:31pm
Human Rights Issues Should Be Highlighted in China & Tibet & East Turkestan
I want to highlight a number of key concerns and make a list of recommendations and actions.   Key concerns: Chinese authorities, using legal provisions,...
  • Jun 6 2015
  • 7:13pm
Remembrance and Resistance:the 26th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre (Beijing Massacre 1989)
Video On Thursday the 4th of June, 7pm-9pm, around 110 people gathered outside the Chinese Embassy in London to commemorate victims of the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989. Commemorators read ...
  • May 31 2015
  • 11:27pm
Remembrance and Resistance – 26th Anniversary of Tiananmen
To mark the 26th anniversary of the 1989 pro-democracy movement, a candlelit vigil will be held outside the Chinese Embassy in London on June 4th. We will read out the names of the...
  • Apr 17 2015
  • 1:50pm
Gao Yu (高瑜) , 71,journalist,Sentenced to 7 Years for Exercising the Right to Free Expression & Press
Gao Yu (高瑜), 71, woman journalist, was sentenced to seven years in prison on spurious charge “ leaking state secrets”, which an internal Communist party document, &ldqu...
  • Apr 17 2015
  • 12:53pm
Human Rights Dialogue should Not Remain at Rhetoric Level between the Government - UK-China HR Dialogue in 2015
Briefing: UK-China Human Rights Dialogue in 2015 On the occasion of the upcoming UK-China human rights dialogue on 21 and 22 April 2015, I want to highlight a number of key concer...
  • Mar 16 2015
  • 7:34am
UN and international community must investigate the death of Cao Shunli
Cao Shunli (曹顺利) was forcibly nose fed when serving two terms of RTL from 2009-11, and the ‘expense’ of her torture was deducted from her allowances. During her last de...
  • Mar 1 2015
  • 8:37pm
Women’s March: Resistance, Uprising, Solidarity
This month marks the first anniversary of the death of Cao Shunli, a Chinese human rights activist who died in police custody on 14 March 2014. To memorise Cao Shunli, artist Johan...
Tiananmen Demonstrations in Beijing 1989

About me

Shao Jiang, a former prisoner of conscience for his active role in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, is a committed activist-scholar, who lives and works in exile in the London. The academic interests focus on politics and media, social movement, democratisation, feminism, law in PRC and Hong Kong, Autonomy & Sovereignty & Self-Determination, international Human Rights mechanisms, comparative studies on development models and political institutions, theory and practice of Civil Society. Forthcoming publications include Citizen Publications in China before the Internet (Palgrave, 2015).