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Chen Ziming After the June Fourth crackdown in 1989, Beijing police officer Sun Liyong called for the establishment of a special court to pursue the legal responsibility of those who ordered the killing.
[English Translation by HRIC] Dear Kitty Ho of September 28, If I told you how I’ve spent this past month and what I’ve heard, you would tell me I am a liar. . . . Ever since you were little, you’ve been scared of crowds and death. That was why you didn’t try to get into Admiralty in Central, but...
This book demolishes one of the last surviving myths about communist rule in China: that there was a “Golden Era” from the time of “liberation” in 1949 until the launch of the Great Leap Forward in 1958. For too many people outside China, the idea has prevailed for too long that this was a period...
After being denied permission by Chinese authorities to attend an upcoming literary festival in Cologne, writer Liao Yiwu (廖亦武) has written a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel seeking intervention. Liao is the author of The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories: China from the Bottom Up and...
[Translation by Human Rights in China] 他死了,这又能改变什么 阳光明亮,阿尔卑斯山巅的残雪在远方 如闪烁的鱼鳞,他的骨灰被抛向闪烁的大海 如鱼鳞,我们对他的追忆 也鱼鳞般渐行渐远么? 这又能改变什么,他死了 He died, and what can it change In bright sunshine, the distant remnant snow at the summit of the Alps Flickers like fish scales. His ashes tossed into the flashing sea Like...
At its congress in Taipei, the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), a global federation of 192 human rights member organizations from more than 100 countries, unanimously approved an urgent resolution (full text below) supporting the Hong Kong people’s protests calling for government...

In 1990, China Rights Forum began publication as a print journal. For the past 22 years, CRF has enjoyed the support of a diverse readership.

In July 2012, we launched the inaugural edition of China Rights Forum online, a semi-annual electronic publication offering expanded interactive features and content.

Liao Yiwu In spring 1989, Wu Wenjian, a 19-yearold cook and an aspiring painter who admired Van Gogh and Gauguin, was roused into action after witnessing government troops move into Beijing. He was branded a “violent criminal” and imprisoned for seven years for making a speech on June 5 denouncing...

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