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…

Liu Xia hospitalised due to heart illness

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Liu Xia, the wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, has been admitted to a hospital due to heart illness…

Two men detained in Beijing for fabricating online rumors

Two men have been detained in Beijing for fabricating online rumors and maliciously tarnish the reputation of others…

China crackdown on dissidents

China has started a new wave of crackdown on dissidents. Xu Zhirong and Guo Feixiong are among those who got arrested…

China upholds sentence of Nobel winner’s relatives

A Chinese court upheld the 11-year prison sentence handed down to the brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo…

China closed down activist websites

Hundreds of websites that are deemed as illegal by the Chinese authorities have been closed down, including those run by activists…

China holds lawyer as crackdown on activism grows

Chinese authorities have detained a well-known rights lawyer in a move activists described as the widening of a crackdown on individuals…