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July 2013 (7)
Jul 28 2013 8:17PM
[CHRB] Activists Detained, Disappeared, and Tortured After They Uncovered Illegal Detention Cell

China Human Rights Briefing July 19 -25, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention, Torture, and Reprisals Against Human Rights Defenders 16 Activists in Police Custody After Uncovering “Black Jail” Activist Zhang Lin Criminally Detained for...

Jul 18 2013 3:30PM
Deprivation of Liberty and Torture/Other Mistreatment of Human Rights Defenders in China (Partial data, last updated on June 30)

This partial data has been compiled by Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD). It is based on information collected from reports by human rights organizations working in mainland China. Launched in March 2013, this data documentation...

Jul 18 2013 2:34PM
Individuals Detained in Crackdown on Peaceful Assembly, Free Expression

Updated: July 17, 2013 Since late March of 2013, Chinese police have taken into custody activists, lawyers, and other citizens in a crackdown triggered by an advocacy campaign waged against official corruption and other politically...

Jul 18 2013 2:29PM
China: End Escalating Crackdown Criminalizing Peaceful Assembly and Free Expression

(Chinese Human Rights Defenders, July 17, 2013) – CHRD has confirmed that Xu Zhiyong (许志永), a leading activist pushing for constitutional democracy and rule-of-law reform, was criminally detained on suspicion of “gathering a crowd to...

Jul 11 2013 9:36AM
[CHRB] Chinese Court Set to Put Anti-Corruption Activists on Trial (7/5-11, 2013)

[CHRB] Chinese Court Set to Put Anti-Corruption Activists on Trial (7/5-11, 2013) on Jul 11, 2013 China Human Rights Briefing July 5-11, 2013 Contents Arbitrary Detention First Trial Set To Open for Anti-Corruption Activists; One More...

Jul 5 2013 10:39AM
[CHRB] Updates on Activist Ni Yulan, Photographer Du Bin & Torture Victim Zhu Guiqin (6/28-7/4, 2013)

China Human Rights Briefing June 28-July 4, 2013 Content Arbitrary Detention Imprisoned Activist Ni Yulan’s Health Worsening, Authorities Reject Request for Medical Parole Police Refuse Lawyer’s Application for Bail for Photographer Du...

Jul 4 2013 8:29AM
The Chinese Government Must End Reprisals Against Activists Demanding Participation in UPR

(Chinese Human Rights Defenders, July 3, 2013) – CHRD has learned from activists in Beijing that, at around 9 a.m. on July 1, Beijing public security forces swept up and detained a large number of activists who had been taking part in...