Pan Bin  潘斌

Pan Bin 潘斌

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Pan Bin  潘斌   Criminal Charge: Picking quarrels and provoking trouble Length of Punishment: 4 years Court: Fuling District People’s Court (Chongqing Municipality) Trial Date: November 22, 2018 Sentencing Date: December 29, 2018 Dates of Detention/Arrest: June 2, 2017 (criminal detention); July 6, 2017 (arrest); September 25, 2018 (indictment) Place of Incarceration: Haozi Dam Detention Center (Fuling District, (read more…)

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Huang Yunmin 黄云敏

Huang Yunmin 黄云敏

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Huang Yunmin 黄云敏 Criminal Charge: “Organizing, leading, and actively participating in a terrorist organization” Length of Punishment: 10 years Court: Kashgar Prefecture Intermediate People’s Court (Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region) Trial Date: September 19, 2017 Sentencing Date: Unknown Dates of Detention/Arrest: March 12, 2017 (criminal detention); April 17, 2017 (formal arrest); July 24, 2017 (indictment) Places of Incarceration: Xinjiang (read more…)

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He Fangmei  何方美

He Fangmei 何方美

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He Fangmei, an advocate for vaccination safety, was criminally detained in March 2019, after being forcibly returned to her home province of Henan from Beijing. Ms. He had been in Beijing demonstrating with other families whose children had been stricken with illness or disability due to faulty vaccines. Her detention (read more…)

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Zhou Yuanzhi  周远志

Zhou Yuanzhi 周远志

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Zhou Yuanzhi, a writer and editor from Hubei Province, was handed a four-and-half-year prison sentence in July 2019, for his alleged efforts to help petitioners organize to present grievances to Chinese authorities, and for making “politically sensitive” online comments. After Zhou was initially detained in November 2017, he was issued (read more…)

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Cheng Yuan (程渊), Liu Dazhi (刘大志), Wu Gejianxiong (吴葛健雄)

Cheng Yuan (程渊), Liu Dazhi (刘大志), Wu Gejianxiong (吴葛健雄)

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Hunan Province police criminally detained three staff members of an anti-discrimination NGO in Changsha—Cheng Yuan, Liu Dazhi and Wuge Jianxiong—in July 2019 on suspicion of “subversion of state power.” The precise reason the men have been deprived of their liberty is unknown. They were initially disappeared, and lawyers and family (read more…)

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Zhang Zhiru 张治儒

Zhang Zhiru 张治儒

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Criminal charge: Gathering a crowd to disrupt social order Length of Punishment: N/A Court: N/A Trial Date: N/A Sentencing Date: N/A Dates of Detention/Arrest: January 20, 2019 (detention); February 26, 2019 (formal arrest) Place of Incarceration: Bao’an District Detention Center (Shenzhen, Guangdong Province) Background Police detained Zhang Zhiru (real name Zhang Zhiyu 张治余), a leading labor (read more…)

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Wu Guijun 吴贵军

Wu Guijun 吴贵军

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Criminal charge: Gathering a crowd to disrupt social order Length of Punishment: N/A Court: N/A Trial Date: N/A Sentencing Date: N/A Dates of Detention/Arrest: January 20, 2019 (detention); February 26, 2019 (formal arrest) Place of Incarceration: Bao’an District Detention Center (Shenzhen, Guangdong Province) Background Police detained labor rights activist Wu Guijun in Guangdong on January 20, (read more…)

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Ke Chengbing (柯成兵), Wei Zhili (危志立), Yang Zhengjun (杨郑君)

Ke Chengbing (柯成兵), Wei Zhili (危志立), Yang Zhengjun (杨郑君)

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Ke Chengbing (柯成兵), Wei Zhili (危志立), Yang Zhengjun (杨郑君) Ke Chengbing (left), Wei Zhili (center), Yang Zhengjun (right) Criminal charge: Picking quarrels and provoking trouble Length of Punishment: N/A Court: N/A Trial Date: N/A Sentencing Date: N/A Dates of Detention/Arrest: January-March 2019 (detention; see specific dates in text); February-April (Residential Surveillance in Designated Location, RSDL; (read more…)

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Fu Changguo  付常国

Fu Changguo 付常国

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Fu Changguo  付常国 Criminal charge: Gathering a crowd to disturb public order Length of Punishment: N/A Court: N/A Trial Date: N/A Sentencing Date: N/A Dates of Detention/Arrest: August 10, 2018 (detention); September 8, 2018 (formal arrest) Place of Incarceration: Current location unknown; previously detained at Shenzhen City No. 2 Detention Center Background Fu Changguo, a staff member (read more…)

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Chen Jianfang 陈建芳

Chen Jianfang 陈建芳

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Chen Jianfang 陈建芳 Criminal charge/s: “Subversion of state power” Length of Punishment: N/A Court: N/A Trial Date: N/A Sentencing Date: N/A Dates of Detention/Arrest: March 20, 2019 (enforced disappearance); May 22, 2019 (formal arrest); August 30, 2019 (indicted) Place of Incarceration: Unknown; Shanghai Detention Center (information only released in October 2019) Background Shanghai police officers seized Chen (read more…)

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Xue Renyi  薛仁义

Xue Renyi 薛仁义

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Xue Renyi  薛仁义 Criminal charge: “Picking quarrels and provoking trouble” Length of Punishment: N/A Court: N/A Trial Date: N/A Sentencing Date: N/A Dates of Detention/Arrest: May 1, 2018 (disappearance), July 31, 2019 (criminal detention) Place of Incarceration: Dianjiang County Detention Center (Chongqing Municipality) Background Chongqing police forcibly disappeared activist Xue Renyi (薛仁义), the founder and head of the environmental (read more…)

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Tsegon Gyal  次贡杰

Tsegon Gyal 次贡杰

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Tsegon Gyal, a prominent ethnic Tibetan writer and activist, received a prison sentence in January 2018 in apparent punishment for comments he wrote on WeChat criticizing the Chinese government for failing to genuinely promote its policy of “ethnic unity.” The verdict came down over eight months after a Qinghai court (read more…)

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