Activist held in China after retweeting ‘ink girl’ video of defaced Xi Jinping poster

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Originally published by HKFP on December 5, 2020 A Chinese activist has been detained by police after voicing his support on Twitter for “ink girl” Dong Yaoqiong, who defaced a poster of leader Xi Jinping in 2018. Police in Zhuzhou city in Hunan province are holding Ou Biaofeng in administrative (read more…)

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China’s Landmark Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Mired in Power, Politics

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Originally published by Radio Free Asia on December 4, 2020 A landmark sexual harassment case involving a top Chinese state-run TV personality and a former intern that was inspired by the #MeToo hashtag campaign and the victims of Harvey Weinstein is mired in uncertainty amid an ongoing crackdown on the (read more…)

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Chinese dissident who defaced Xi poster says she’s on ‘verge of collapse’

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Originally published by Breitbart on December 2, 2020 Dec. 2 (UPI) — A Chinese woman who said she was forcibly hospitalized twice after defacing a poster of Chinese leader Xi Jinping in 2018 said she is the target of state surveillance and on the brink of a breakdown. Dong Yaoqiong (read more…)

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Chinese woman who splashed ink on Xi poster resurfaces

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Originally published by Taiwan News on December 2, 2020 TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Monday (Nov. 30) of a Chinese streamer who disappeared after splashing paint on a poster of Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping (習近平) two years ago, with the woman saying she has been released from a (read more…)

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China Runs Trials of Biometric Online ID Card in Two Provinces

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Originally published by Radio Free Asia on November 27, 2020 The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has rolled out an online ID system based on biometrics that is better able to track its citizens’ online activities than the current system, RFA has learned.The Ministry of Public Security is trialing an (read more…)

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China Detains Five Prominent Democracy Activists in Guangzhou Crackdown

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Originally published by Radio Free Asia on November 24, 2020 Five prominent democracy activists are being held by state security police in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on subversion charges, rights activists and lawyers told RFA. State security police in Guangdong’s provincial capital Guangzhou detained Fan  Yiping, Fan Wencheng, (read more…)

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Chinese Citizen Journalist Jailed for Reporting on Coronavirus Situation from Wuhan

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Originally published by Click Lancashire on November 20, 2020 Zhang Zhan, a 37-year-old former lawyer, has been held in detention since she was arrested in May. She was accused of “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble”, an accusation frequently used against critics and activists inside China, after reporting on social (read more…)

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Chinese journalist faces imprisonment of up to 5 years for reporting on COVID-19 outbreak

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Originally published by NewKerala.com on November 17, 2020 London , November 17: In another move by China to curb freedom of expression, a citizen journalist from China, who has been detained since May for reporting the COVID-19 outbreak from Wuhan, is facing a sentence of up to five years in (read more…)

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Coronavirus: Chinese citizen journalist faces jail for Wuhan reporting

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Originally published by BBC on November 17, 2020 A Chinese citizen journalist who covered Wuhan’s virus outbreak is facing up to five years in jail, according to newly released documents. Zhang Zhan, a 37-year-old former lawyer, has been held in detention since she was arrested in May. She is accused (read more…)

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Citizen journalist facing jail in China for Wuhan Covid reporting

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Originally published by The Guardian on November 16, 2020 A Chinese citizen journalist detained since May for reporting on the coronavirus outbreak from Wuhan is facing up to five years in jail after being formally indicted on charges of spreading false information. Zhang Zhan, a 37-year-old former lawyer, was arrested (read more…)

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China Disappears Mother Protesting Faulty Chinese Vaccines

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Originally published by Breitbart on October 29, 2020 Chinese protester He Fangmei, whose daughter grew sick after receiving faulty vaccines, has been missing since her October 9 arrest for splashing ink on a government building in protest, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported this week. Human rights activists have expressed concerns (read more…)

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Hong Kong Police Charge Pro-Independence Activist Tony Chung With ‘Secession’

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Originally published by Radio Free Asia on October 29, 2020 Authorities in Hong Kong have charged 19-year-old pro-independence activist Tony Chung with “secession” under a draconian national security law that took effect in the city on July 1. “Chung has been officially charged on one count of ‘secession,’ one count (read more…)

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