June 2011 (18)
Jun 30 2011 2:34PM
China: Dark times for lawyers as repression intensifies (AI)
The Chinese government has unleashedan uncompromising series of measures intended to rein in the legal professionand suppress lawyers pursuing human rights cases, Amnesty Internationalsaid today. Against the Law – Crackdown on China’sH...
Jun 29 2011 10:27PM
China Human Rights Briefing June 22-28, 2011
Highlights Updates on Detentions and Disappearances Related to the “Jasmine Revolution” Crackdown: Ai Weiwei (艾未未 ) , the Beijing-based artist and activist, and several of his associates were released last week after going missing in A...
Jun 25 2011 10:52PM
A partial list of disappeared individuals under the Chinese regime (25 June 2011)
Hundredsof people have been detained, arrested, or ‘disappeared’ by the Chinese regimesince February. The list also includes Tibetan, Uighur and Chinese prisoners ofconscience whose situation has worsened in the recent crackdown. Buddh...
Jun 24 2011 9:15PM
ACTION: Protest Wen Jiabao in UK 26-27 June
ChinesePremier Wen Jiabao is due to visit the UK between 25 and 27 June, and will be meeting David Cameron in London on 27 June for a UK-China Summit. This meeting provides the British Prime Minister with the perfect opportunity of put...
Jun 23 2011 10:44AM
A partial list of disappeared individuals under the Chinese regime (23 June 2011)
Hundreds of people have been detained, arrested, or ‘disappeared’ by the Chinese regimesince February. The list also includes Tibetan, Uighur and Chinese prisoners ofconscience whose situation has worsened in the recent crackdown. Budd...
Jun 22 2011 9:22PM
China Human Rights Briefing  June 16-21, 2011
Highlights Activist Yao Lifa Goes Missing After Increased Harassment: CHRD has learned that democracy activist Yao Lifa ( 姚立法 ) , from Qianjiang City, Hubei Province, went missing on June 20. Yao, who has been advising voters and indep...
Jun 16 2011 9:51PM
China Human Rights Briefing  June 8-15, 2011
Highlights Updates on Detentions and Disappearances Related to the “Jasmine Revolution” Crackdown: The Xicheng District Procuratorate recently approved the arrest of Dong Jiqin ( 董继勤 ) , the husband of rights defense lawyer Ni Yulan (...
Jun 15 2011 6:09PM
Open Letter to the EU Delegation to China on the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue
DearSirs The latest round of theEU-China Dialogue on Human Rights will occur in Beijing on 16 June. The EU must stress that the Chinese CommunistParty govern their citizens in accordance with internationally recognised humanrights stan...
Jun 15 2011 5:22PM
Partial List Of Individual Cases Of Rights Lawyers And Legal Advocates
A. Rightslawyers and legal advocates currently held bygovernment authoritiesin connection with the Jasmine crackdown: Liu Shihui (刘士辉), a Guangzhou-based human rights lawyerand activistin his 40s, formerly with the Guangdong JingguoLaw...
Jun 15 2011 5:07PM
Partial list of Prisoners of Conscience and the Disappeared by 15/06/11
Ai Weiwei(艾未未), artist, seized by police at Beijing’s CapitalAirport and prevented from boarding a flight to Hong Kong on 3 April. Officialshave yet to release any information about his whereabouts. Ai becomes the mostprominent victim...
Jun 9 2011 10:03AM
China Human Rights Briefing  June 1-7, 2011
Highlights Chinese Activists, Dissidents Face Harassment Around June Fourth Anniversary: CHRD documented a wave of police activities throughout China this week intended to monitor, intimidate, and restrict the movement of rights activi...
Jun 7 2011 11:36PM
U.S. Must Voice Concerns over Chinas Assault on Human Rights Lawyers During the Upcoming Legal Experts Dialogue with China
(Chinese Human RightsDefenders, June 7, 2011) On June 8-9, officials andlegal experts from theUnited States and China will meet in Washington, D.C.for the U.S.-China LegalExperts Dialogue (LED). TheU.S. Departmentof State publicly anno...
Jun 5 2011 11:19PM
Human rights activists remember Tiananmen in central London
On the 22nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre the coalition group Chinese, Uighur & Tibetan Solidarity UK, of which Tibet Society is a founding member, organised a series of events in London to remember the victims and renew...
Jun 4 2011 7:08PM
Remembrance of 1989 Beijing Massacre  
Twenty-twoyears ago, the Chinese Communist Party cracked down the pro-democracy proteststhat began in April 1989 around the country. Over a thousand peacefulprotesters lost their lives and tens of thousand were put into jail. We areher...
Jun 4 2011 8:19AM
Saturday 4th June: 22nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
A day of action in London: flash mob in Trafalgar Square,Jeremy Corbyn MP to speak out on human rights in Chinatown, vigil at ChineseEmbassy Twenty-two years on from the Tiananmen Square massacre,human rights defenders in China are fac...
Jun 3 2011 1:35PM
China: Tiananmen, 22 years on, the repressive patterns continue----AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC STATEMENT
Tiananmen Square: 22 years on the repressive patterns continueIt has been 22 years since the People’s Liberation Army fired on peaceful protesters in Beijing and other cities , killing hundreds, if not thousands, of students and other...
Jun 2 2011 11:28PM
China Human Rights Briefing May 26-May 31, 2011
Highlights First Conviction of “Jasmine Revolution” Detainee: After a quick hearing, Sichuan-based rights activist Li Shuangde ( 李双德 ) was sentenced on June 1 to four months and fined 20,000 RMB for “credit card fraud” by the Jinjiang...
Jun 2 2011 11:27PM
Twenty-Two Years After Tiananmen Massacre, Worst Repression in a Generation
NoJustice for Past Atrocities, No Guarantee of HumanRights (Chinese Human RightsDefenders, June 2, 2011) – As the world watches andreacts to the events of the Arab Spring unfoldingacross the Middle East and North Africa, commentatorsar...