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August 2012 (6)
Aug 30 2012 8:25AM
China Human Rights Briefing August 24-30, 2012

Contents Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment & Punishment Shandong Man Forcibly Held in Psychiatric Hospital, More Such Revelations in CHRD Report Forced Eviction & Demolition/Land Expropriation Several Detained as...

Aug 23 2012 12:28PM
China Human Rights Briefing August 17-23, 2012

Contents Arbitrary Detention • Senior Monk in Sichuan Tortured, Sentenced to Seven Years for Disseminating Information • Chongqing Official Serving RTL for Online Posts, Lawyer’s Visit Blocked Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and...

Aug 22 2012 11:12AM
“The Darkest Corners”: Abuses of Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment in China

August 22, 2012 Press release One day in January 2008, Fujian website editor Cheng Tianfu was on his way to the train station to catch a train to Beijing when a group of men rushed towards him, dragged him away and shoved him into a...

Aug 16 2012 7:48AM
China Human Rights Briefing August 10-16, 2012

Contents Arbitrary Detention • Activist Zhu Chengzhi Arrested for “Inciting Subversion,” Had Questioned Circumstances of Li Wangyang’s Death • Activist Detained, Tortured for Seeking Information on China’s Human Rights Action Plan •...

Aug 13 2012 11:28AM
Release Zhu Chengzhi Immediately and Unconditionally

Amnesty international launched an urgent action: release Zhu Chengzhi immediately and unconditionally. Please see the AI document below: More: Free Zhu Chengzhi ( 自由朱承志 ) blog: AI Document - China...

Aug 9 2012 12:28PM
China Human Rights Briefing August 3-9, 2012

Contents Arbitrary Detention • Villagers Detained and Tortured for Not Giving Back Demolition Compensation, One Given 10.5-year Sentence Harassment of Activists’ Family Members • Chinese Authorities’ Familiar Tactic: Threaten...