2013 (78)
Dec 20 2013 9:33AM
[CHRB] Violence Against Lawyers Representing Christians in Henan, Many Activists Indicted (12/12-12/18, 2013)
Contents Reprisals Against Human Rights Lawyers Henan Church Group Lawyers Attacked Trying to Meet Clients Update on Crackdown on Peaceful Assembly, Association and Expression Trial of Anhui Activist Ends without Verdict, Lawyers & Wit...
Dec 20 2013 9:30AM
[CHRB] Violence & Black Jail Await Petitioners; RTL Victim Seeking Justice Stonewalled (12/5-12/11, 2013)
Contents Enforced Disappearance Fujian Activist Disappears After Being Seized by Police in Beijing Arbitrary Detention; Violence/Reprisals Against Activists Intercepted Petitioners Sent to Local Authorities to Face Violent Retaliation...
Dec 11 2013 1:52AM
Reading out Articles from Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Human Rights Day 2013
English version after an extract in Chinese ----start in Chinese----------- 在人权日华维藏团结会在伦敦中国使馆前烛光集会期间,使馆为防直接收到抗议信,向英国警方投诉示威人士恐吓了他们,声称使馆的正门门廊区域属于私有财产,要求英国警方不要让示威人士进入这一区域。视频: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10151762352542064 这封抗议信已经邮...
Dec 9 2013 7:13PM
Vigil and Protest outside Chinese Embassy Marks the 65th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Right
On Human Rights Day, Tuesday 10 December 2013 at 7pm, representatives of Chinese Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK will be delivering a giant postcard to the Chinese Embassy in London. The postcard image will feature a word cloud made up...
Dec 9 2013 7:13PM
Vigil and Protest outside Chinese Embassy Marks the 65th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Right
On Human Rights Day, Tuesday 10 December 2013 at 7pm, representatives of Chinese Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK will be delivering a giant postcard to the Chinese Embassy in London. The postcard image will feature a word cloud made up...
Dec 9 2013 6:53PM
Charter 08’s Legacy & China’s Failure to Honor Human Rights Obligations
(Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders, December 9, 2013) – December 10 marks the 5 th anniversary of Charter 08—a manifesto on human rights and democracy in China—and the 65 th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rig...
Dec 5 2013 12:40PM
[CHRB] Organizer of Farmers Detained for “Subversion of State Power”; Harassment, Violence against Lawyers, and more (11/28-12/4
China Human Rights Briefing November 28 – December 4, 2013 Contents Arbitrary detention Rights Activist Arrested in Hunan for Freedom of Expression Tibetans in Biru Country sentenced amidst ongoing crackdown Updates on Crackdown on Pea...
Nov 29 2013 1:02PM
Cameron must deliver on promise of human rights advocacy with China
English version after an extract in Chinese ----start in Chinese----------- 华维藏团结会致即将访华的英国首相公开信 要求将人权问题置于首位,会见人权捍卫者,向媒体公开关于人权问题的声明,尤其直接向中共领导人提出下列问题:废除所有形式的任意拘押; 释放包括刘晓波、凯雷姆·阿不都外力(Kerem Abduweli)和所有其他良心犯; 立即批准国际公民权利和政治权利国际公约;立即废除死刑, 释放被...
Nov 27 2013 12:56PM
[CHRB] New Allegations of Torture, Lawyer for a Political Prisoner Threatened with Disbarment (11/21-11/27, 2013)
[CHRB] New Allegations of Torture, Lawyer for a Political Prisoner Threatened with Disbarment (11/21-11/27, 2013) China Human Rights Briefing November 21 – 27, 2013 Contents Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment & Pu...
Nov 20 2013 12:55PM
[CHRB] Lawyers Warn Against Other Forms of Arbitrary Detention to Replace RTL (11/14-11/20, 2013)
China Human Rights Briefing November 14 – 20, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention Henan Church Leader Seized, Supporters and Family Members Beaten Tibetans in Biru County Continue to Face Crackdown Law & Policy Watch Chinese Lawyers Conc...
Nov 17 2013 5:34PM
[CHRB] Six Months after Mental Health Law Took Effect, Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment Continues (11/8-13, 2013)
China Human Rights Briefing November 8 – 13, 2013 Special Edition China’s first Mental Health Law took effect on May 1, 2013 with the aim to regulate the mental health industry. One of the most significant provisions in the law is that...
Nov 8 2013 3:57PM
[CHRB] Arrest and Detentions in Xinjiang, Another “Black Jail” Uncovered in Beijing (11/1-7, 2013)
China Human Rights Briefing November 1 – 7, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention Xinjiang-Based Activist’s Arrest Confirmed After Months-Long Disappearance Petitioners Detained in Black Jails in Xinjiang & Beijing Torture and Other Cruel,...
Nov 8 2013 3:56PM
Chinese Government Lacks the Qualifications for Membership on UN Human Rights Council
(Chinese Human Rights Defenders, November 7, 2013) – Chinese Human Rights Defenders is concerned that the government of China, which is seeking a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) for a third time, has clearly faile...
Nov 6 2013 5:56PM
Activist Chen Jianfang Disappeared, Police Raided Residence – Chinese Authorities Intensify Reprisals Ahead of UN HRC Election
(Chinese Human Rights Defender, November 4, 2013) – CHRD is deeply concerned about the safety of activist Chen Jianfang and the imminent danger of torture she faces. Shanghai-based activist Chen Jianfang has been missing for more than...
Nov 1 2013 7:10AM
[CHRB] Arrest of Cao Shunli Confirmed; Mysterious Death of Petitioner in Custody and More (10/24-31, 2013)
China Human Rights Briefing October 24 – 31, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention Updates on Crackdown on Peaceful Assembly, Association & Expression Lawyer Met Cao Shunli, Confirmed Arrest and Serious Illness Detained Activist Sun Deshen...
Oct 29 2013 11:48AM
Show Trial of Jiangxi Activists Suspended: Lawyers Demanded Releases, Calling Detentions Unlawful
(Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders, October 29, 2013) – A Chinese court had to suspend the trial of activists Liu Ping (刘萍), Wei Zhongping (魏忠平), and Li Sihua (李思华) on October 28 in Jiangxi Province after defendants and lawyers...
Oct 24 2013 7:42AM
[CHRB] Cao Shunli’s Detention Confirmed, Crackdown Expands as China Touts “Achievements” at UN Review (10/17-23, 2013)
China Human Rights Briefing October 17 – 23, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention More Activists Arrested in Crackdown, Cao Shunli’s Detention Confirmed Another Journalist Detained for Exposing Corruption Clampdown Ramps Up on Peaceful Pr...
Oct 17 2013 8:45AM
[CHRB] Detained Activists Face Worsening Health & Mistreatment, Denied Access to Lawyers, and More (10/10-10/16, 2013)
China Human Rights Briefing October 10 – 16, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention Updates on Crackdown on Peaceful Assembly, Association & Expression Formal Arrests, Denied Access to Lawyers, Prolonged Pre-Trial Detention Plight of Activi...
Oct 17 2013 8:45AM
[CHRB] Detained Activists Face Worsening Health & Mistreatment, Denied Access to Lawyers, and More (10/10-10/16, 2013)
China Human Rights Briefing October 10 – 16, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention Updates on Crackdown on Peaceful Assembly, Association & Expression Formal Arrests, Denied Access to Lawyers, Prolonged Pre-Trial Detention Plight of Activi...
Oct 16 2013 11:55AM
[CHRB] Detained Activists Denied Access to Lawyers or Bail Request, Latest Detention (10/3-10/9, 2013)
China Human Rights Briefing October 3 – 9, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention Updates on Crackdown on Peaceful Assembly, Association & Expression Denied Access to Lawyers, Rejected Bail Request & Trials to Begin Newest Detainee in Ongoi...
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