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September 2011 (7)
Sep 29 2011 12:20PM
Document - China: More Tibetan monks set themselves on fire to protest repression by AI

Monday’s reported self-immolation attempt by two young Tibetan monks in Sichuan province is the third such incident since March this year. According to the official Chinese news agency, the two were promptly taken to a hospital...

Sep 29 2011 8:32AM
China Human Rights Briefing September 21-28, 2011

Highlights *Case Against Guangxi Lawyer Sent to Procuratorate: The “obstructing testimony”case against Yang Zaixin (杨在新), a lawyer from BeihaiCity, Guangxi Province, has been transferred to a local procuratorate. Yang isone of four...

Sep 24 2011 1:30PM
We are not celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the PRC

Time Saturday, October 1 · 3:00pm – 5:00pmLocation: Chinese Embassy49-51 Portland PlaceLondon, United KingdomOrganised by Chinese, Uighur & Tibetan Solidarity UK(CUTS UK)Since the People's Republic of China (PRC) was founded on1st...

Sep 22 2011 10:28AM
China Human Rights Briefing September 13-20, 2011

Highlights *Yang Maodong Released, Does Not Discuss Torture: On September 13, the activist,writer, and “barefoot lawyer” Yang Maodong (杨茂东, aka Guo Feixiong [郭飞雄]), based in GuangzhouCity, Guangdong Province, was released after...

Sep 15 2011 12:04PM
China Human Rights Briefing September 7-12, 2011

Highlights Updates on Detentions and Disappearances Related to the “Jasmine Revolution” Crackdown: Activist Wang Lihong (王荔蕻) has been convicted and given a nine-month prison sentence for “creating a disturbance.” Dozens of people...

Sep 9 2011 9:30AM
Chinese Court Sends to Jail Activist and “Jasmine Crackdown” Detainee Wang Lihong

(Chinese Human RightsDefenders, September 9, 2011) Beijing-based humanrights defender and democracyactivist, Wang Lihong (王荔蕻), was convicted of“creating a disturbance” andsentenced to nine months in prison this morning by Wenyuhe...

Sep 8 2011 9:55AM
China Human Rights Briefing August 29-September 6, 2011

Highlights Yao Life Closely Monitored Back in Hometown: Democracy rights activist Yao Lifa (姚立法), from Qianjiang City, Hubei Province, was returned this week to his home after an incommunicado detention, but is being restricted in...