2014 (153)
Dec 16 2014 10:14AM
"rule by law" (法制) and "rule of law" (法治)
There is a confusion of "rule by law" (法制) and "rule of law" (法治) in Chinese Context. Their meanings are totally different. Rule of law is the respect for law, and is above the Party-state. Rule by law is using the law as a tool. It co...
Dec 16 2014 9:24AM
Holiday Trials & Other Moves Possible for Detained Activists & Lawyers
Holiday Trials & Other Moves Possible for Detained Activists & Lawyers Five activists and lawyers seized since the spring of 2013 may face trial soon, according to CHRD sources. It is believed that Chinese authorities may hold court pr...
Dec 7 2014 12:14PM
Human Rights Day solidarity vigil in London. Reclaiming Peoples' Future, in Solidarity and Defiance!
"Solidarity" written in Chinese, Uyghur and Tibetan scripts. Join us on 10 Dec, 6-9pm, outside Chinese Embassy in London: Reclaiming Peoples' Rights and Future, in Solidarity and Defiance! 倫敦人權團體聯合籌備國際人權日,華維藏文書寫“團結”。请加入我们:12月10日晚6點在伦敦中...
Dec 4 2014 10:36PM
A partial list of detained after expressing support for Hong Kong Democracy 4 Dec 2014
Updated on 4 Dec 2014 Activists, writers, artists in China have been detained for expressing support for the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests. Some of them have been detained only becasue the authority linked them with those expressing...
Dec 4 2014 1:19PM
Nip any independent and dissident activities and voice in bud: the New Repressive Methods and Old Totalitarian institutions
After Xi Jinping came to power, Chinese regime has nipped any potential activity in bud, by the new repressive methods and old totalitarian institutions. Law is one of the authority's tool to control society, judicial interpretation ex...
Nov 20 2014 12:33PM
Journalist Gao Yu, human rights lawyers Pu Zhiqiang and Tang Jingling, signatories of Charter 08, could face harsher charges
Journalist Gao Yu (高瑜), human rights lawyers Pu Zhiqiang 浦志强 and Tang Jingling (唐荆陵), signatories of Charter 08 could face harsher charges. # China # humanrightslawyer Pu Zhiqiang 浦志强 could face harsher charges: attorney http:// reut.r...
Nov 11 2014 6:33PM
A partial list of detained after expressing support for #HK Democracy 24 November
Updated on 24 November 2014 Activists in China have been detained for expressing support for the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests. In total, 101 people have been detained since the Hong Kong protests began on 26 September. 50 remain in...
Nov 6 2014 2:21PM
[CHRB] Women’s Rights Defenders Face Reprisals Over UN Review (10/31-11/6/2014)
Contents Reprisals Against Activists Women Rights Defenders Face Reprisals Over UN CEDAW Review Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment & Punishment Mistreatment of Imprisoned Journalist Continues As UN Calls for His R...
Nov 6 2014 2:14PM
Individuals Detained in Mainland China for Supporting Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests
A number of Chinese citizens have faced reprisals for supporting the Hong Kong protests for universal suffrage, which began in September 2014. The occupation of several areas in the territory, including parts of its financial and polit...
Nov 6 2014 1:58PM
Watch List of Detainees and Prisoners of Conscience in Need of Medical Attention
Depriving medical treatment to individuals in custody is a life-threatening form of torture. Authorities’ failure or refusal to provide adequate medical care for detainees violates Chinese law and, among other international standards,...
Oct 5 2014 10:05AM
London: Hunger Strike & Sit-in for Hong Kong Democracy
三千人在倫敦中国使馆前: 聲援香港争民主3K ppl protest outside #China embassy in London to support #HK Democracy http://t.co/y96Gz5Usr2 两名香港学生在倫敦中國大使館門前, 已經絕食二十小時。绝食宣言: 沒有公民提名,我們抗命! # UmbrellaRevolution http://www. inmediahk.net/node/1026727 两名香港学生在倫敦中國大使...
Oct 3 2014 6:07PM
A partial list of detained or disappeared after expressing support for #HK Democracy 4 Oct 14
Over 50 mainland Chinese activists detained after expressing support for #HK democracy Zhang Shengyu (张圣雨), Guangzhou activist, disappered Zhang Yan (张焱), journalist, disappered Wang Long (汪龙), Shenzhen activist, criminally detained on...
Oct 2 2014 12:31PM
A partial list of detained or disappeared after expressing support for #HK Democracy 3 Oct 14
Over 40 mainland Chinese activists detained after expressing support for #HK democracy A partial list of detained or disappeared after expressing support for #HK Democracy (3 Oct 14) : Zhang Shengyu (张圣雨), disappered Zhang Yan (张焱), jo...
Sep 30 2014 8:48PM
Statement by Chinese Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the founding of the PR China
Statement by Chinese Uyghur & Tibetan Solidarity UK on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. [1 October 2014] The following statement will be read out at a protest outside the Chinese E...
Sep 28 2014 3:01PM
Support Universal Suffrage in Hong Kong
25 Sept. Shanghai citizens support universal suffrage in HK http://wqw2010.blogspot.com/2014/09/blog-post_133.html 27 Sept Beijing petitioners support universal suffrage in HK: "Go for It! We Will Follow!" https://twitter.com/liweizhon...
Aug 22 2014 12:12PM
Leaked internal document shows China used machine guns to kill Tibetans in March 2008 protest
The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) presents an analysis of a secret Chinese document on Tibetans killed by Chinese security forces during the March 2008 protests in Lhasa. The document, obtained recently by TCHRD...
Aug 22 2014 12:08PM
[CHRB] Tibetan Smuggles Out Prisoner List, Lawyers Call for Investigation Into Church Demolition (8/15-21/2014)
China Human Rights Briefing August 15 – 21, 2014 Contents Arbitrary Detention Former Tibetan Prisoner Smuggles Out List of 45 Individuals Detained Around 2008 Unrest Freedom of Religion Lawyers Call for Investigation Into Violent Chris...
Aug 14 2014 12:05PM
[CHRB] Details of Torture Emerge, Official Order Blocks Detainees’ Access to Lawyers (8/7-14/2014)
China Human Rights Briefing August 8-14, 2014 Contents Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment & Punishment Details of Torture Emerge from Behind Communist Party’s Extralegal Discipline System Legal Rights Beijing Lawy...
Aug 7 2014 1:36PM
[CHRB] Jailed Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Released Into Control by Authorities (7/30-8/7/2014)
China Human Rights Briefing July 30 – August 7, 2014 Contents Arbitrary Detention Police Detain Several Demonstrating against Incommunicado Detentions in Zhengzhou Trial of Anhui Activists Opens, No Sentence Announced Jailed Human Righ...
Jul 30 2014 1:35PM
[CHRB] Accused Murder Suspects Severely Beaten; Several Activists’ Trials Beginning
China Human Rights Briefing July 25 – 30, 2014 Contents Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment & Punishment Petitioners Severely Beaten in Detention, Held on Suspicion of Killing Policeman Freedom of Peaceful Assembly...
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