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May 30 2011 10:04AM
China urged to exercise restraint over Inner Mongolia protests by AI

27 May 2011 Chinese authorities must avoid a violent crackdown on demonstrations in the country’s Inner Mongolia region, as martial law was declared in some areas to quell a fifth day of protests, Amnesty international said today. “The...

May 27 2011 10:06PM
The 22nd Anniversary Remembrance of the 1989 Beijing Massacre

1) 2 pm Saturday, June 4 – FLASH MOB MEMORIAL Location: Trafalgar Square, Central London, WC2 A short, silent memorial will be held in Trafalgar Square toremember the victims of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Meet at the top of steps...

May 27 2011 7:11AM
China Human Rights Briefing  May 18-25, 2011

Highlights 10-Year Sentence for “Inciting Subversion” Issued to Lü Jiaping: CHRD has learned that 70-year-old dissident and military scholar Lü Jiaping (吕加平) was handed a severe 10-year sentence on May 13 after being convicted of...

May 20 2011 11:04AM
Partial List of child victims (5212) during the 2008 Earthquake

The Chinese regime has held at least four activists, writersand artists including Huang Qi (黄 琦), Tan Zhuoren(谭作人), Ran Yunfei (冉云飞)Ai Weiwei (艾未未) whohad compiled a list of children killed in schools that collapsed during adevastating...

May 19 2011 5:07PM
China Human Rights Briefing   May 10-17, 2011

Highlight Procuratorate Approves Arrest of Beijing Activist Ni Yulan: CHRD learned this week that human rights activist and former lawyer Ni Yulan (倪玉兰) has been formally arrested. The precise charge is not known, but is believed to be...

May 16 2011 2:03PM
A partial list of disappeared individuals under the Chinese regime (16 May 2011)

Ai Weiweiand all those have been detained, arrested, or ‘disappeared’ by the Chineseregime since February. The list also includes Tibetan prisoners of consciencedetained since 2008 and Uighur prisoners of consciencedetained since 2009...

May 11 2011 5:49PM
China  Human Rights Briefing Weekly  May 4-9, 2011

Highlights Arrest of Xue Mingkai Brings Total during Current Crackdown to Seven: CHRD learned this week that young Shandong Province activist Xue Mingkai (薛明凯) has been formally arrested for "inciting subversion of state power." His...

May 7 2011 9:14AM
U.S. Must Underscore Importance of Human Rights Issues at Strategic and Economic Dialogue

(Chinese Human RightsDefenders, May 6, 2011) Officialsfrom the U.S. and Chinese governments will meet todiscuss a range of issuesduring the third U.S.-China Strategic and EconomicDialogue (S&ED), whichwill be held in Washington, D.C...

May 4 2011 7:47AM
China Human Rights Briefing Weekly  April 28-May 3, 2011

Highlights Prominent Human Rights Lawyer Li Fangping Abducted in Beijing: Around 5 pm local time on April 29, human rights lawyer Li Fangping (李方平) was kidnapped by unidentified individuals outside the offices of the health rights NGO...

May 1 2011 10:08AM
Tate Slowalk in Support of Ai Weiwei and All Disappeared Human Rights Activists

April 30 in London, 180volunteers participated Hamish Fulton's Slowalk in Tate Turbine Hall,walking slowly for two hours in support of Ai Weiwei. Somevolunteers carried names of other ‘disappeared’individuals to highlight a muchwider...