<strong>Tortured dissident Xu Zhiyong stands trial in China’s Shandong for ‘subversion’</strong>

Tortured dissident Xu Zhiyong stands trial in China’s Shandong for ‘subversion’

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By Fong Tak Ho for RFA Cantonese and by Kai Di for RFA Mandarin Originally published by RFA on June 22, 2022 The trial comes amid allegations that Xu and rights lawyer Ding Jiaxi were tortured while in detention. A file photo of Chinese dissident Xu Zhiyong, who has reported being tortured (read more…)

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Now China wants to censor online comments

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By Zeyi Yang Originally published by MIT Technology Review on June 18, 2022 A draft update of rules would dramatically increase the power of China’s censorship machine, but platforms will pay the price. China is fine-tuning its censorship machine, this time proposing changes in how to regulate the billions of online comments (read more…)

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Charges against citizens’ movement leader Xu Zhiyong ‘trumped up’: lawyers

Charges against citizens’ movement leader Xu Zhiyong ‘trumped up’: lawyers

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By Hsia Hsiao-hwa for RFA MandarinOriginally published by RFA on June 17, 2022 Xu will stand trial for ‘subversion’ at the Linshu County People’s Court on June 22. Detained human rights defenders Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi, who are set to go on trial this month, an undated photo. Detained democracy activist Xu (read more…)

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June 7, 2022 – Civil Society Report Submitted to The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for its Review of China

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Civil Society Report Submitted to The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities for its Review at the 27th Session of the combined second and third periodic report of the People’s Republic of China (CRPD/C/CHN2-3) on its Implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Submitter: (read more…)

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