Human Rights

Chinese minority scholar indicted for separatism

An outspoken Chinese minority scholar Ilham Tohti was indicted on separatism charges…

Taiwan: Wang Dan needs US travel document to visit

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Taiwan immigration department says Chinese exiled dissident Wang Dan needs proper US re-entry permit to enter Taiwan…

China dissident seeks medical visit in Taiwan

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Wang Dan, an exiled democracy activist from China, is seeking a trip to Taiwan to receive medical treatment….

China cracks down on online rumors, porn

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Dong Rubin was sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison and fined him 350,000 yuan for illegal business operations…

Tibetan activist gets home arrest as Kerry arrives

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A well-known Tibetan writer and her husband have been placed under house arrest in Beijing…

China jails citizen activists up to 6 1/2 years

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A court in China imposed jail terms on three activists who have urged government officials to publicly disclose their assets…

China arrests civil rights lawyer who fought labor camps

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Pu Zhiqiang arrested by Beijing police on charges that fellow activists say are trumped up in an attempt to silence the vocal government critic…

China denies bail to prominent activist lawyer

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Rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been denied bail which signal he will be indicted in a case…

Tight security in Beijing on Tiananmen anniversary

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Security was tight in Tiananmen Square on the 25th anniversary of the violent crushing of the pro-democracy protests…

Tens of thousands join Hong Kong Tiananmen rally

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Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong joined a candlelight vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of June 4th…