• Nov 20 2014
  • 12:33pm
Journalist Gao Yu, human rights lawyers Pu Zhiqiang and Tang Jingling, signatories of Charter 08, could face harsher charges
Journalist Gao Yu (高瑜), human rights lawyers Pu Zhiqiang  浦志强  and Tang Jingling (唐荆陵), signatories of Charter 08  could face harsher charges. #China #h...
  • Nov 11 2014
  • 6:33pm
A partial list of detained after expressing support for #HK Democracy 7 November
In total, 93 people have been detained since the Hong Kong protests began on 26 September. 76 remain in detention as of 6 November 2014. All those detained solely for exercising t...
  • Nov 6 2014
  • 2:21pm
[CHRB] Women’s Rights Defenders Face Reprisals Over UN Review (10/31-11/6/2014)
Contents Reprisals Against Activists Women Rights Defenders Face Reprisals Over UN CEDAW Review Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment & Punishmen...
  • Nov 6 2014
  • 2:14pm
Individuals Detained in Mainland China for Supporting Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests
A number of Chinese citizens have faced reprisals for supporting the Hong Kong protests for universal suffrage, which began in September 2014. The occupation of several areas in th...
  • Nov 6 2014
  • 1:58pm
Watch List of Detainees and Prisoners of Conscience in Need of Medical Attention
Depriving medical treatment to individuals in custody is a life-threatening form of torture. Authorities’ failure or refusal to provide adequate medical care for detainees vi...
  • Oct 5 2014
  • 9:05am
London: Hunger Strike & Sit-in for Hong Kong Democracy
三千人在倫敦中国使馆前: 聲援香港争民主3K ppl protest outside #China embassy in London to support #HK Democracy http://t.co/y96Gz5Usr2 两名香港学生在倫敦中國大使館門前, 已經絕食二十小時。绝食宣言: 沒有公民提名,我們抗命! #UmbrellaRevolut...
  • Oct 3 2014
  • 5:07pm
A partial list of detained or disappeared after expressing support for #HK Democracy 4 Oct 14
Over 50 mainland Chinese activists detained after expressing support for #HK democracy Zhang Shengyu (张圣雨), Guangzhou activist, disappered Zhang Yan (张焱), journalist, disappe...
  • Oct 2 2014
  • 11:31am
A partial list of detained or disappeared after expressing support for #HK Democracy 3 Oct 14
Over 40 mainland Chinese activists detained after expressing support for #HK democracy A partial list of detained or disappeared after expressing support for #HK Democracy (3 Oct ...
  • Sep 30 2014
  • 7:48pm
Statement by Chinese Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the founding of the PR China
Statement by Chinese Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. [1 October 2014] Th...
  • Sep 28 2014
  • 2:01pm
Support Universal Suffrage in Hong Kong
25 Sept. Shanghai citizens support universal suffrage in HK http://wqw2010.blogspot.com/2014/09/blog-post_133.html 27 Sept Beijing petitioners support universal...
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, 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).