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From The American Lawyers, “ The Global Lawyer: A Salute to Hong Kong's Occupy Central ”: Sharon Hom of Human Rights in China says the political maturity of Hong Kong's bar serves as a beacon to lawyers in mainland China, who are engaged in their own incipient struggle for human rights. (See The...
From the British Broadcasting Corporation, “ Chinese activist Xu Wanping freed amid clampdown ”: Rights group Human Rights in China , which is based in Hong Kong and New York, says Xu suffered from digestive and prostate problems and other conditions while in jail. It also claims he was denied...
Agencia EFE, La persecución oficial de "Nuevo Ciudadano" continúa en China : "En los últimos años, hemos visto una expansión del movimiento y menor miedo entre los activistas, así que no creo que estos juicios les vayan a intimidar", señaló Yi Shiwei , oficial superior de Programas de " Human...
From The Daily Telegraph, “ China denies dead dissident refused medical treatment ”: “China was elected to the Human Rights Council on voluntary pledges that it will protect its citizen’s rights, especially the right to supervise, criticise and participate in the human rights process. That is...
From Radio Free Asia, “ Chinese Rights Activist Cao Shunli Dies after Being Denied Medical Care ”: Cao went into detention in ill health, and told her lawyer in October that she was not receiving medical treatment, according to Human Rights in China (HRIC), a Chinese non-governmental organization...
From Rebecca Valli with Voice of America, “ New Chinese Regulations on State Secrets Criticized for Lack of Transparency ”: But the problem, according to observers, is the new rules do not clarify or clearly define what information should be made public. Sharon Hom , Executive Director of Human...
From Sui-Lee Wee, John Ruwitch, and Michael Perry with Reuters, “ Detained China dissident Cao Shunli near death: Close friend ”: She went missing in mid-September after authorities prevented her from flying to Geneva for a human rights training programme. She was formally arrested in October on...
From Agence France-Presse, “ China dissident's father dies in disputed suicide: Human Rights in China ”: According to a statement released by Human Rights in China on Monday, and confirmed by a family friend, both Xue's father and mother, Wang Shuqing, were taken away by police in Qufu in eastern...
From Andrew Jacobs and Chris Buckley with The New York Times , “ China Sentences Xu Zhiyong, Legal Activist, to 4 Years in Prison Other participants in the New Citizens Movement and similar protests also face prosecution, including two who stood trial in the two days after Mr. Xu’s trial. Four...
From Phayul.com, “ Trial of Chinese activist Xu ends without verdict, foreign journalists attacked ”: Xu’s two lawyers, Zhang Qingfang and Yang Jinzhu, told Human Rights in China (HRIC) that they and Xu remained silent during most of the court hearing to protest the “unjust nature” of the trial. In...

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