Photo Gallery: Street Art and Protests Against Re-education through Labor Abuses

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Since August 2012, many Chinese have publicly voiced their views that Reeducation through Labor (RTL), China’s extrajudicial detention system, should be reformed or abolished. CHRD has posted photos of protests and youth doing street art to raise awareness of abuses that take place in RTL facilities.

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Photo Gallery: Abuses of Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment in China

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Photo gallery accompanying CHRD’s report, “The Darkest Corners”: Abuses of Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment in China, published in August 2012.

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June 3-4, 2009: 20th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square Massacre – Map & List of Victims

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On the night of June 3-4, 1989, troops of China’s People’s Liberation Army moved into Beijing to crush the pro-democracy demonstrations that began in April of that year. In parks, streets, subway stations, and even hospitals and homes, innocent ordinary Chinese men and women were murdered by their government.

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Online “Film Festival” in Support of Rally by AIDS Carriers Petitioning Henan Authorities

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On April 16, 2012, AIDS sufferers in Henan Province called on authorities to better guarantee benefits to children affected by the disease and to provide compensation to those who contracted AIDS in the 1990s from contaminated blood supplies. To support the protestors, netizens started an online “film festival” featuring a (read more…)

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“Three Days in Wukan” by Ai Xiaoming (available only in Chinese, 100 minutes)

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In “Three Days in Wukan,” Chinese filmmaker Ai Xiaoming documents the disappointments and hopes of Wukan villagers at the height of their protests against the government’s seizure of farmland. Ai and some volunteers secretly entered the village on December 19, 2011, when Shanwei City Party Secretary Zheng Yanxiong’s spoke to (read more…)

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Let the Sun Shine on the Ground

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“Let the Sun Shine on the Ground” (让阳光洒到地上) is a documentary about Wang Lihong made by Ai Xiaoming. Wang was criminally detained for “creating a disturbance” on March 21, 2011, during the government’s “Jasmine Crackdown.” On September 9, 2011, she was convicted of “creating a disturbance” and sentenced to nine (read more…)

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Chen Yunfei, Come Home!

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A short film by Sun Yat-sen University professor and documentary filmmaker Ai Xiaoming (艾晓明) about Sichuan human rights defender Chen Yunfei (陈云飞), who was recently detained in a black jail between June 17 and June 19, 2011.

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Emergency Shelter- A Documentary About Ni Yulan

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Emergency Shelter (应急避难场所) is filmmaker He Yang’s (何杨) documentary about the persecution faced by Beijing human rights defender Ni Yulan (倪玉兰).

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Disbarment

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Disbarment (吊照门) is a film chronicling the case of human rights lawyers Tang Jitian and Liu Wei, whose lawyers’ licenses were revoked by Beijing authorities in 2010 in what CHRD believes is a clear case of retaliation against the pair for defending “sensitive” clients.

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Chinese internet activists take protests to the real world

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A video produced by Jamil Anderlini for The Financial Times looks at the case of Fan Yanqiong (范燕琼), Wu Huaying (吴华英), and You Jingyou (游精佑) as a means of examining contemporary internet activism in China.

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Let Feng Zhenghu Go Home – A Documentary by Ai Weiwei

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A documentary chronicles human rights activist Feng Zhenghu’s fight to return to China. Feng, an economist, writer and blogger, left China in April 2009 after being jailed in Shanghai, but then was refused re-entry and remained in Narita International Airport in protest.

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“Our Children” – Documentary on Deaths of Schoolchildren in Sichuan Earthquake (by Ai Xiaoming)

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“Our Children (我们的娃娃)” is a documentary about the 2008 Sichuan earthquake that focuses on the experiences of parents whose children were killed when their schools collapsed, and is dedicated to the memory of the children who lost their lives in the disaster.

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