Vocal Critic Of Chinese Government Billionaire Sun Dawu Jailed For 18 Years

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Originally published by Swarajya on 30 July, 2021 Snapshot Chinese billionaire Sun Dawu has been sentenced to 18 years in prison on various charges.Earlier, advocacy group Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD) had said that it was a blatant attempt to punish Dawu for his support of human rights. The outspoken (read more…)

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Chinese billionaire pig farmer jailed for ‘provoking trouble’

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Originally published by The Guardian on 28 July, 2021 Sun Dawu, a Chinese billionaire pig farmer and agricultural mogul, has been sentenced after weeks of hearings in secret to 18 years in prison and fined 3.11m yuan (£345,000) for a catalogue of crimes including “provoking trouble”, in a case observers (read more…)

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After the Floods, China Found a Target for Its Pain: Foreign Media

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Originally published by The New York Times on 28 July, 2021 Western journalists reporting on a natural disaster met with public hostility in person and online that the Chinese state media openly encouraged. After extreme flooding in central China last week destroyed homes, engulfed subways and killed at least 73, the ruling (read more…)

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Two Changsha Funeng Activists Jailed For Two, Three Years

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Originally published by RFA on 22 July, 2021 Two years after three NGO workers were detained in the central Chinese province of Hunan, their families have received news of sentences handed down to two of them. Cheng Yuan, Liu Dazhi, and Wu Ge Jianxiong, who ran the Changsha Funeng NGO, (read more…)

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Why Kodak apologized to China over an Instagram post

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Originally published by CNET on 21 July, 2021 The Xinjiang region of China has become an increasingly tense topic for both world leaders and international businesses. Over a million Uyghur Muslims have reportedly been detained in “reeducation” labor campswithin the territory. China has become more sensitive to accusations of human rights (read more…)

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Chinese human rights activist avoids imminent deportation from Germany

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Originally published by SCMP on 19 August, 2021 A Chinese human rights activist facing imminent deportation from Germany to China has won a stay, after authorities granted him an appeal against a rejected application for political asylum. Liu Bing was set to be deported to China next Thursday, where he (read more…)

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Chinese dissident Liu Bing could face detention in China after Germany rejects his asylum application and prepares to deport him

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Originally published by DW on 10 August, 2021 After being in exile in Europe for almost two years, Chinese dissident Liu Bing could be deported back to China on August 26. Since several dissidents who joined that gathering that he participated in have been arrested and detained, human rights organizations (read more…)

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Outspoken Chinese billionaire Sun Dawu sentenced to 18 years in prison for “provoking trouble”

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Originally published by CBS News on July 29, 2021 Prominent Chinese billionaire Sun Dawu has been sentenced to 18 years in prison and fined nearly $500,000 after being found guilty of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” in China, a charge frequently used against activists and dissidents, BBC News reported. The (read more…)

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Doblemente víctimas: familiares de procesados por cargos “sensibles” en China

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Orginally published by EFE on July 22, 2021 Javier Triana Pekín, 22 jul (EFE).- Shi Minglei asegura que, el día que detuvieron a su marido, hace hoy dos años, fue interrogada por la Policía, acusada de manera informal del mismo cargo -“subversión contra el poder estatal”-, le confiscaron el teléfono, (read more…)

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Why Kodak apologized to China over an Instagram post

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Originally published by CNET on July 21, 2021 The Xinjiang region of China has become an increasingly tense topic for both world leaders and international businesses. Over a million Uyghur Muslims have reportedly been detained in “reeducation” labor camps within the territory. China has become more sensitive to accusations of human (read more…)

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Chinese Billionaire Who Helped Rights Lawyers Describes ‘Inhumane’ Detention

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Originally published by RFA on July 20, 2021 Agriculture billionaire Sun Dawu, who is currently standing trial in the northern Chinese province of Hebei on a slew of charges that rights activists say are politically motivated, was subjected to “cruel and inhumane treatment,” his defense team said. Sun, 67, is (read more…)

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Police in China’s Sichuan Formally Arrest Veteran Rights Activist

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Originally published by RFA on July 15, 2021 Authorities in the southwestern province of Sichuan have formally arrested a prominent rights activist on suspicion of “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble,” a charge often used to target peaceful critics of the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP), RFA has learned. Xie (read more…)

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