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January 2012 (6)
Jan 31 2012 6:06PM
Chinese Dissident Zhu Yufu Tried for “Inciting Subversion,” No Verdict Announced

Heavy Sentences in Rapid Succession Have Highlighted Deteriorating Human Rights Situation (Chinese Human Rights Defenders, January 31 , 2012) – The Hangzhou City Intermediate People’s Court in Zhejiang Province today put veteran...

Jan 25 2012 4:10PM
China Human Rights Briefing January 17-23, 2012

Highlights Trial Looms for Veteran Dissident Zhu Yufu: Detained since March of last year, the Hangzhou dissident Zhu Yufu is expected to be tried soon on charges of “inciting subversion.” Authorities have stated that Zhu’s case will be...

Jan 19 2012 1:12PM
Chinese Democracy Activist Li Tie Jailed for Ten Years for “Subversion”

Yet Another Heavy Sentence as Government Escalates Crackdown on Dissent (Chinese Human Rights Defenders, January 18, 2012) – Today, on the heels of recent harsh sentences of democracy and human rights activists, Chinese authorities...

Jan 16 2012 5:51PM
China Human Rights Briefing January 10-16, 2012

Detainees’ Families Denied, Granted Visits: Prison authorities recently blocked the family of disappeared human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng from visiting him in a Xinjiang prison, where he is reportedly being held. Days later, convicted...

Jan 11 2012 12:00AM
China Human Rights Briefing January 4-9, 2012

Highlights - News Emerges About Detainees From Jasmine Crackdown: CHRD has learned that the whereabouts of Guangzhou-born netizen Liang Haiyi, who was detained in Harbin City, Heilongjiang Province last February, have been unknown...

Jan 4 2012 12:00AM
China Human Rights Briefing December 28, 2011-January 3, 2012

Highlights Beijing Court Tries Activist and Husband, No Verdict Announced: On December 29, the Xicheng District People’s Court tried activist Ni Yulan and her husband, Dong Jiqin , for “creating a disturbance”—and also tried Ni for...