November 2012 (7)
Nov 20 2012 2:45PM
[CHRD] Dissident Poet Li Bifeng Given 12 Years on Concocted Fraud Charge

China Human Rights Briefing November 19, 2012 Arbitrary Detention Sichuan Dissident Li Bifeng Issued 12-Year Prison Term for Alleged Fraud Sichuan dissident and poet Li Bifeng (李必丰) was given a 12-year sentence on a seemingly concocted...

Nov 20 2012 2:45PM
[CHRD] Dissident Poet Li Bifeng Given 12 Years on Concocted Fraud Charge

China Human Rights Briefing November 19, 2012 Arbitrary Detention Sichuan Dissident Li Bifeng Issued 12-Year Prison Term for Alleged Fraud Sichuan dissident and poet Li Bifeng (李必丰) was given a 12-year sentence on a seemingly concocted...

Nov 9 2012 7:57AM
[CHRD] Shanghai Activists Detained, Punished Around Party Congress; Tibetan Areas Face Information Blockade, and more

China Human Rights Briefing November 3-8, 2012 Contents Harassment of Activists • Shanghai Authorities Detain, Punish Activists Around Party Congress Freedom of Information • Gansu Authorities Impose Information Blockade, Other...

Nov 8 2012 2:19PM
Labour camp sentence for women's activist MAO Hengfeng

The Chinese authorities must immediately release prominent women’s rights activist, Mao Hengfeng, who has been sentenced to one and a half years in a labour camp, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Mao Hengfeng is a relentless...

Nov 8 2012 2:08PM
China Human Rights Briefing November 2, 2012

Arbitrary Detention Cao Haibo, Founder of Online Democracy Discussion Group, Sentenced to 8 Years for “Subversion” In another case of political persecution of free speech, Cao Haibo (曹海波), a manager of an Internet café in Yunnan...

Nov 8 2012 2:02PM
[CHRB] Democracy Website Founder Gets 8 Years for Subversion, Rights Abuses Escalate Before Party Congress, and more 10/25-11/2

China Human Rights Briefing October 25-November 2, 2012 Contents Arbitrary Detention Cao Haibo, Founder of Online Democracy Discussion Group, Sentenced to 8 Years for “Subversion” Enforced Disappearance Shanghai Petitioner-Activist Out...

Nov 1 2012 9:54AM
Weighty Times, Aggressive Measures: China Must End Heightened Crackdown Ahead of Party Congress

(Chinese Human Rights Defenders – November 1, 2012) - As the 18th Chinese Communist Party Congress approaches, police and other security personnel have ramped up harsh measures against Chinese dissidents, human rights activists and...