Honoring Chinese Women Human Rights Defenders

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(Chinese Human Rights Defenders, March 8, 2011) International Women’s Day presents an opportunity to recognize both the important role that women play in the Chinese rights defense (weiquan) movement as well as the persecution faced by Chinese women either as a result of their activism, their relationship to other activists, (read more…)

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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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