China detains human rights lawyer in advance of June 4 anniversary

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Chinese authorities detained a human rights lawyer Friday ahead of the June 4 anniversary…

China detains veteran journalist for state secrets

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Chinese journalist Gao Yu has been detained on accusations of leaking state secrets…

Chinese lawyer, others held in Tiananmen clampdown

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Beijing police placed rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang under criminal detention early Tuesday morning…

Chinese Activists Ding Jiaxi sentenced to jail

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Chinese activist Ding Jiaxi was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for urging government figures to disclose their financial assets…

Chinese blogger pleads guilty in defamation case

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Weibo blogger Qin Zhihui, also known as Qin Huohuo, has pleaded guilty in the defamation case against him…

China rejects appeal of citizens movement founder

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A Beijing court Friday upheld a four-year prison term for the founder of a Chinese grassroots movement to promote clean governance…

China prominent activist died in detention

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Chinese authorities on Monday denied accusations that the death of a human rights activist was due to a denial of medical attention…

Chinese police seize activist Huang Qi

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Police in southwestern China on Thursday took away a veteran activist who runs a rights monitoring website…

China arrests Uighur scholar on secession charge

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A prominent Uighur scholar has been formally arrested and accused of secession more than a month after being taken away by force…

Outgoing US Ambassador calls for human rights in China

In his farewell speech, Gary Locke also called for Beijing to guarantee human rights for peaceful activists…