September 2012 (6)
Sep 28 2012 2:59PM
China Human Rights Briefing September 20-27, 2012
Contents Arbitrary Detention • Lawyer Yang Zaixin Released Into Bail After 15 Months in Detention Without Trial, Health Has Declined Harassment of Activists • Jiangxi Police Physically Abuse Activists Seeking Permits to Hold Rally Forc...
Sep 26 2012 1:32PM
China Human Rights Briefing September 21-25, 2012
Contents Arbitrary Detention • Lawyer Yang Zaixin Released Into Bail After 15 Months in Detention Without Trial, Health Has Declined Harassment of Activists • Jiangxi Police Physically Abuse Activists Seeking Permits to Hold Rally Spec...
Sep 20 2012 8:05AM
China Human Rights Briefing September 13-19, 2012
Contents • Arbitrary Detention Henan Petitioner Now Held Incommunicado More Than Seven Weeks • Harassment of Activists Activists Harassed for Actions Related to Anti-Japan Protests • Harassment of Human Rights Lawyers Guangzhou Lawyer...
Sep 14 2012 8:57AM
China Human Rights Briefing September 6-12, 2012
Contents Arbitrary Detention • Retrial Held for Seven Villagers Sentenced Over Election Protest • Media Coverage of RTL Case Adds to Public Debates on Extralegal System & Violations of Speech Rights Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or...
Sep 12 2012 7:45AM
China’s Revised Draft Mental Health Law Still Permits Discrimination Against People with Disability
September 12, 2012 On August 27, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) issued a revision of the October 2011 draft Mental Health Law[1], which unfortunately still falls far short of complying with the UN Convention...
Sep 6 2012 6:23PM
China Human Rights Briefing August 31-September 5, 2012
Contents Arbitrary Detention Henan Activist Zhou Decai Given Five-Year Sentence for Rights Defense Advocacy Harsh Punishment After Tiananmen Square Protest: Four Petitioners Imprisoned, Two Dozen Sent to RTL Dongshigu Village Again Und...