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June 2012 (12)
Jun 30 2012 2:56PM
China Human Rights Briefing June 20-26, 2012

Top News • Controls Tighten Around Activist Feng Zhenghu: Feng Zhenghu, the activist who now has been under house arrest in Shanghai for four months, continues to face heightened harassment. Most recently,authorities cut down branches...

Jun 20 2012 10:48PM
Friends, Family of Li Wangyang Under Soft Detention, Remain Out of Contact; Guangdong Labor NGOs Under Threat

China Human Rights Briefing June 12-19, 2012 To download this week’s CHRB as a .pdf file, please click here Top News Authorities Maintain Suppression Over Deceased Activist Li Wangyang’s Friends, Family: Many friends and relatives of...

Jun 13 2012 9:33AM
Activist Li Wangyang's Death Sets Off Controversy, Suppression; Lawyer's Health Severely Declining in Prison

China Human Rights Briefing June 5-11, 2012 Top News • Shady Circumstances Envelope Death of Activist Li Wangyang: The death of Hunan activist Li Wangyang, a labor leader during the 1989 pro-democracy movement, was immediately met with...

Jun 13 2012 9:24AM
Amnesty International calls for a prompt, thorough and independent investigation into Li Wangyang’s death

Ref: TG ASA 17/2012.002 AI index: ASA 17/015/2012 To Wu Bangguo Weiyuanzhang Chairperson of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Quanguo Renda Changwu Weiyuanhui Bangongting 23 Xijiaominxiang Xichengqu Beijingshi...

Jun 7 2012 11:00PM
Urgent Appeal for Credible Investigation into the Truth of Li Wangyang’s Death

Urgent Appeal for Credible Investigation into the Truth of Li Wangyang(李旺阳)’s Death Hunan labor movement leader Mr.Li Wangyang (李旺阳, see below for bio) was found dead in the morning of June 6th, 2012, in Daxiang Hospital, Shaoyang...

Jun 7 2012 8:41PM
Amnesty International: China must investigate veteran dissident's death

7 June 2012 China must investigate veteran dissident's death Activists have called for an investigation into Li Wangyang's death “ Li Wangyang was a tireless human rights campaigner who suffered at the hands of the government - his...

Jun 6 2012 5:31AM
Chinese Citizens Suppressed Around June Fourth; Netizen's Lawyers Still Barred From Visit Due to "Secret Case"

China Human Rights Briefing May 29-June 4, 2012 Top News • Authorities Suppress, Harass Citizens Around June Fourth Anniversary: As the Chinese government maintains a general policy of silence about the Tiananmen Massacre, authorities...

Jun 5 2012 1:49AM
Photos June Fourth 2012 in London

Photos June Fourth 2012 in London

Jun 3 2012 4:36PM
Protestors to Mark the 23rd Anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre

On Monday the 4th of June, 8pm-10pm, protestors will gather outside the Chinese Embassy in London to hold a candlelight vigil commemorating victims of the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989. Protestors will read out the names of known victims...

Jun 1 2012 4:18PM
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Tiananmen – 23rd Anniversary

On the eve of the 23rd anniversary of the Chinese military’s violent suppression of peaceful demonstrators in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, Amnesty International again calls on the government to hold an open and independent...

Jun 1 2012 9:01AM
Tiananmen Massacre: Citizens Continue to Press for Truth and Justice despite Suppression

(Chinese Human Rights Defenders, June 1, 2012) – For more than two decades, the Chinese government has pursued a policy of denial and silence regarding the 1989 Tiananmen Massacre: discussion of the massacre is systematically censored...