Individuals Affected by July 9 Crackdown on Rights Lawyers

Individuals Affected by July 9 Crackdown on Rights Lawyers

Comments Off on Individuals Affected by July 9 Crackdown on Rights Lawyers

 

Massive police operations targeting human right lawyers and coordinated by the Ministry of Public Security began on July 9 across China. The following is a list of detentions, including “residential surveillance” in unknown locations, disappearances (police custody in unknown location for more than 24 hours), and those released after summons (read more…)

Read more  
[CHRB] End Persecution of Participants in 1989 Pro-democracy Movement for Their Ongoing Activism

[CHRB] End Persecution of Participants in 1989 Pro-democracy Movement for Their Ongoing Activism

Comments Off on [CHRB] End Persecution of Participants in 1989 Pro-democracy Movement for Their Ongoing Activism

 

On the 26th anniversary of the Chinese government’s bloody suppression of the 1989 pro-democracy demonstrations, scores of individuals who took part in the movement are detained or in prison today for their continuing efforts to promote human rights and democratic reforms. Several activists and lawyers seized last year for marking (read more…)

Read more  
Su Changlan (苏昌兰)

Su Changlan (苏昌兰)

Comments Off on Su Changlan (苏昌兰)

 

Guangzhou police seized housing and women’s rights activist, Su Changlan (苏昌兰), after she expressed support for the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong that began in late September 2014. She was originally summoned for “creating a disturbance,” but police criminally detained her the next day on a more serious charge, “inciting (read more…)

Read more  
Yu Shiwen (于世文)

Yu Shiwen (于世文)

Comments Off on Yu Shiwen (于世文)

 

Yu Shiwen (于世文) and his wife, Chen Wei (陈卫), were disappeared on May 23, 2014, until May 28, when their family received a notice saying both of them had been criminally detained on charges of “gathering a crowd to disrupt order of a public place.” The charges apparently stem from (read more…)

Read more  
Tie Liu (铁流)

Tie Liu (铁流)

Comments Off on Tie Liu (铁流)

 

On February 25, the Sichuan court convicting Tie Liu of “illegal business activity” but issuing a suspended sentence in a case fraught with rights abuses. The trial at the Qingyang District People’s Court in Chengdu lasted for about one hour, and the court sentenced Liu to two-and-a-half years in prison, (read more…)

Read more  
Gao Yu (高瑜)

Gao Yu (高瑜)

Comments Off on Gao Yu (高瑜)

 

Gao Yu 高瑜 (released on medical parole) *Under medical watch Crime: Illegally disseminating state secrets overseas Length of Punishment: Seven years Court: Beijing No. 3 Intermediate People’s Court Trial Date: November 21, 2014 Sentencing Date: April 17, 2015 Dates of Detention/Arrest: April 24, 2014 (detained); May 30, 2014 (arrested); November 26, (read more…)

Read more  
Individuals Detained in Mainland China for Supporting Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests

Individuals Detained in Mainland China for Supporting Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests

Comments Off on Individuals Detained in Mainland China for Supporting Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests

 

A number of Chinese citizens have faced reprisals for supporting the Hong Kong protests for universal suffrage, which began in September 2014. The occupation of several areas in the territory, including parts of its financial and political center, has inspired many Chinese on the mainland. To date, CHRD has documented (read more…)

Read more  
Liu Jiacai (刘家财)

Liu Jiacai (刘家财)

Comments Off on Liu Jiacai (刘家财)

 

Hubei-based democracy activist Liu Jiacai (刘家财) was administratively detained for “disrupting public order” for 10 days in August 2013, but on the day of his release, police criminally detained Liu on suspicion of the more serious criminal charge of “inciting subversion.” Prior to his detention, Liu had posted and shared (read more…)

Read more  
Watch List of Detainees and Prisoners of Conscience in Need of Medical Attention

Watch List of Detainees and Prisoners of Conscience in Need of Medical Attention

Comments Off on Watch List of Detainees and Prisoners of Conscience in Need of Medical Attention

 

CHRD launched the Medical Watch List on June 26 to mark the UN’s International Day of Support of Victims of Torture. There are 11 cases of currently detained or imprisoned individuals who suffer from deteriorating health and have been deprived of adequate medical treatment and denied release on medical grounds. (read more…)

Read more  

急需获释就医的良心犯(部分名单, 包括一名被软禁人士;将继续添加)

Comments Off on 急需获释就医的良心犯(部分名单, 包括一名被软禁人士;将继续添加)

 

剥夺身患疾病的在押良心犯的医疗健康权是危及他们生命的一种酷刑。拒绝为他们提供充足的治疗违犯了中国法律的有关规定和国际人权标准,比如,《禁止酷刑和其它残忍、有损人格或非人道待遇或惩罚公约》,《公民政治权利国际公约》,以及《囚犯待遇基本原则》。 联合国《经济社会文化权利国际公约》委员会在2014年5月审议中国后得出的“结论性意见”里,对他们所获悉的剥夺在押维权人士和律师医疗健康权的情况表示关注,这种剥夺成了当局报复这些人士的一种手段;委员会要求中国保障这些人士“在任何情况下能得到充分的康复治疗”。

Read more  
Individuals Affected by Government Crackdown Around 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

Individuals Affected by Government Crackdown Around 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

Comments Off on Individuals Affected by Government Crackdown Around 25th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

 

Two months before the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre, authorities in China began detaining, disappearing, questioning, and intimidating Chinese dissidents, human rights lawyers and activists, journalists, and others. Many of the targeted individuals took part in the pro-democracy demonstrations in the spring of 1989. CHRD has documented 152 individuals (read more…)

Read more  
Ilham Tohti (伊力哈木.土赫提)

Ilham Tohti (伊力哈木.土赫提)

Comments Off on Ilham Tohti (伊力哈木.土赫提)

 

Beijing police seized Ilham Tohti from his home in January 2014. He was arrested in February on a charge of “splittism” after Xinjiang authorities had held him incommunicado for weeks. In September, Ilham Tohti was tried and sentenced to life imprisonment, in a case rife with human rights and due (read more…)

Read more  

Back to Top