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Excerpted from UPI : Chinese judicial authorities refused to renew the licenses of Teng Biao and Jiang Tianyong , who were among 21 lawyers signing a letter offering civil rights defense representation to participants in the March anti-Chinese protests in Lhasa, the group Human Rights in China,...
Excerpted from Reuters : In another development, New York-based watchdog Human Rights in China condemned Chinese judicial authorities for harassing Teng Biao , one of China's most active rights defence lawyers, and a colleague by refusing to renew their licences. "The targeting of lawyers who take...
Excerpted from Rolling Stone : Human-rights activists are quick to point out that while the tools are the same, the political contexts are radically different. China has a government that uses its high-tech web to imprison and torture peaceful protesters, Tibetan monks and independent-minded...
Excerpted from BBC News : Even human rights organisations that were China's harshest critics just a few weeks ago, have acknowledged the government's impressive earthquake response. "The Chinese authorities have made efforts to demonstrate their respect and concern for human life," said Sharon Hom...
Excerpted from Life News : HRIC tells LifeNews.com that when the court heard Yuan [Weijing's] lawsuit on May 5, it held the hearing behind closed doors, and Yuan was unable to attend because she was confined to her home by local authorities. ... Human Rights in China director Sharon Hom commented...
Excerpted from France 24 : Sharon Hom is the Director of the NGO Human Rights in China, (HRIC). She works in particular on surveillance systems in Beijing. "We have never heard of this particular misuse of surveillance cameras by the police (to "get an eyeful" of other people). We already know that...
Excerpted from Canwest News Service : Audience member Sharon Hom, executive director of the New York-based group Human Rights in China, said the youths expressing pro-China rhetoric to visitors will come from the wealthiest families that have benefited from China's staggering economic growth. "The...
Excerpted from Associated Press : In the eyes of the Shanghai government, Zheng [Enchong] went too far. He claimed Shanghai's highest official, Communist Party Secretary Chen Liangyu, was tied to illegal land deals that resulted in forced evictions. Then he contacted an overseas human rights group...
Excerpted from The Chicago Maroon (University of Chicago) : While they aren’t publicized as well, there are organizations that take a more constructive approach toward improving the human rights situation in China. One such agency is simply called Human Rights in China (HRIC). Founded in March 1989...
Excerpted from Miami Herald : Wrestler Patricia Miranda, who volunteered for Human Rights in China while she was a Yale law student, said she sees the Olympic platform as an opportunity to discuss freedom of information issues in China. She was a breath of honesty compared to others who either...

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