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. Howeve...
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 law...
Sep 24 2011 1:30PM
We are not celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the PRC
Time Saturday, October 1 · 3:00pm – 5:00pm Location: Chinese Embassy 49-51 Portland Place London, United Kingdom Organised 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 complet...
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 ga...
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 Cour...
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 m...