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September 2013 (8)
Sep 25 2013 6:27AM
China: Halt Imminent Execution of Xia Junfeng

(Chinese Human Rights Defenders – September 24, 2013) – The Chinese government must halt the imminent execution of Mr. Xia Junfeng (夏俊峰), a street vendor who was convicted of “intentional homicide” and sentenced to death for killing...

Sep 25 2013 6:23AM
Two Activists Sentenced After One Year in Detention

China Human Rights Briefing September 12-19, 2013 View this issue on CHRD’s website. Contents Arbitrary Detention Two Shanghai Activists Sent to Prison for Rights Activism Three Monks Sentenced to Prison in Sichuan Updates on Crackdown...

Sep 25 2013 6:20AM
Chinese Authorities Block Two Activists From Attending Training on UN Human Rights Mechanisms, Disappear One

(Chinese Human Rights Defenders, September 17, 2013) – Authorities in China have stopped two activists from boarding their flights for a training on UN human rights mechanisms in Geneva, and one of them has since been disappeared after...

Sep 25 2013 6:13AM
Civil Society Supporter Wang Gongquan Criminally Detained in Crackdown

Chinese Human Rights Briefing September 13, 2013 Arbitrary Detention Wang Gongquan, Government Critic & Supporter of New Citizens’ Movement, Criminally Detained in Crackdown On September 13, Wang Gongquan (王功权), a prominent...

Sep 25 2013 6:11AM
Judicial Authorities Lend Support to Government Crackdown on Online Expression

China Human Rights Briefing September 6-11, 2013 View this issue on CHRD’s website. Contents Arbitrary Detention Yunnan Activist Criminally Detained Following Detention of Two Colleagues Law & Policy Watch Judicial Authorities...

Sep 25 2013 6:09AM
China: The Widening Attack on Rights Activism

(Chinese Human Rights Defenders, September 10, 2013) – Chinese authorities have criminally detained two more activists involved in peaceful assembly while rounding up hundreds of microbloggers, as part of the government’s assault on...

Sep 25 2013 6:07AM
“Chinese Citizens vs. The Government” Over Participation in Universal Periodic Review

China Human Rights Briefing August 29-September 5, 2013 Contents UPR Watch Court Ruling Shields Official Refusal to Disclose Information on UPR Arbitrary Detention Police in Yunnan Detain Individuals Linked to Company Founded by...

Sep 4 2013 7:27PM
CHRD Releases Report on Rights of the Child in China: “‘Flowers of the Country’: Mistreated and Abused”

(Chinese Human Rights Defenders, September 3, 2013) – Three weeks before the UN review of China’s record in protecting the rights of the child (September 26-27), Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) has released its own report on the...