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[CHRB] Chen Kegui’s Case Sent to Prosecutors; Artists in Beijing Detained Over Anti-RTL Protest, and more (10/11-10/17, 2012)

The case of Chen Kegui (陈可贵), the nephew of activist Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚), has been sent to a procuratorate in Shandong Province on the charge of “intentional injury,” and not the more serious charge of “intentional homicide” for which he was initially arrested. Also, Chen Guangfu (陈光福), Chen Kegui’s father, has filed a petition seeking...

China Human Rights Briefing February 21-27, 2012

China Human Rights Briefing February 21-27, 2012  To download this week’s CHRB as a .pdf file, please click here. Top News Dissident Li Tie Transferred to Prison, May Face Hard Labor: Hubei dissident Li Tie, sentenced to 10 years in January for “subversion of state power,” was recently sent to Huangzhou Prison, where many of...

China Human Rights Briefing February 7-13, 2012

China Human Rights Briefing   February 7-13, 2012 To read this issue as a PDF, please go here. Top News Dissident’s Sentence Adds to String of Recent Harsh Punishments: On February 10, Hangzhou dissident Zhu Yufu was issued a seven-year sentence for “inciting subversion of state power.” Zhu’s punishment is the fourth reported lengthy sentence...

Dissident Zhu Yufu Sentenced to Seven Years for “Inciting Subversion” As Heavy Punishments Continue

Veteran dissident Zhu Yufu (朱虞夫), tried on January 31 for “inciting subversion of state power,” was sentenced today to seven years in prison by the Hangzhou City Intermediate People’s Court in Zhejiang Province.

China Human Rights Briefing January 24-30, 2012

China Human Rights Briefing January 24-30, 2012 To download this week’s CHRB as a .pdf file, please click here. Highlights Court Hears Case Against Zhu Yufu, Does Not Announce Verdict: On January 31, a Hangzhou court tried dissident Zhu Yufu on charges of “inciting subversion,” but did not issue a verdict after two-and-a-half hours of...

Chinese Dissident Zhu Yufu Tried for “Inciting Subversion,” No Verdict Announced

The Hangzhou City Intermediate People’s Court in Zhejiang Province has put veteran dissident Zhu Yufu (朱虞夫) on trial for “inciting subversion of state power" but not issued a verdict. A long sentence is expected after the severe punishments recently imposed by Chinese courts in political cases.

China Human Rights Briefing January 17-23, 2012

China Human Rights Briefing January 17-23, 2012 To download this week’s CHRB as a .pdf file, please click here. Highlights Trial Looms for Veteran Dissident Zhu Yufu: Detained since March of last year, the Hangzhou dissident Zhu Yufu is expected to be tried soon on charges of “inciting subversion.” Authorities have stated that Zhu’s case...

Chinese Democracy Activist Li Tie Jailed for Ten Years for “Subversion”

On the heels of recent harsh sentences of democracy and human rights activists, Chinese authorities have sent another dissident, Li Tie (李铁), to prison for 10 years for “subversion of state power.”

China Human Rights Briefing December 28, 2011-January 3, 2012

China Human Rights Briefing   December 28, 2011-January 3, 2012 To download this week’s CHRB as a .pdf file, please click here. Highlights Beijing Court Tries Activist and Husband, No Verdict Announced: On December 29, the Xicheng District People’s Court tried activist Ni Yulan and her husband, Dong Jiqin, for “creating a disturbance”—and also tried...
Prisoner of Conscience - Li Tie

Prisoner of Conscience – Li Tie

Li Tie  李铁 Current Detention Crime: Subversion of state power Length of Punishment: 10 years’ imprisonment Court: Wuhan Intermediate People’s Court Trial date: April 18, 2011 Sentencing date:  January 18, 2012 Dates of Detention/Arrest:  September 15, 2010 (detained), October 22, 2010 (arrested) Place of Detention: Huangzhou Prison (Huanggang City, Hubei Province)   Background Detained in...

China Human Rights Briefing July 1-5, 2010

China Human Rights Briefing Weekly July 1-5, 2010 To download this week’s CHRB as a .pdf file, please click here Highlights Police Raid Home of Human Rights Defender Li Jinfang; Interrogate Her and Daughter: Hebei police raided the home of human rights defender Li Jinfang (李金芳) on July 1, confiscating computer equipment, human rights-related documents,...

Submission to UN on Li Jinfang – July 2, 2010

Update on Harassment of Human Rights Defenders affiliated with the NGO CHRD   TO: The Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders   The Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression   On June 8, 2010, CHRD submitted a communiqué detailing police raids on...