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Human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng detained on subversion charges
Yu has lost his license to practice. He was moved Jiangxi. His wife has been told not to speak with foreign media. The crime of "opinion" has become a crime of "subversion". Yu wants an end to the Communist Party's monopoly of power over the military and society.
Increase in labour disputes floods courts in China
An increase of over 30% in 2009, workers are left without protection from state unions. Beijing is more concerned with "asking" lawyers not to assist those who demonstrated Urumqi. Lawyers of clients with a high "political” profile persecuted.
09/05/2017 17:07:00 CHINA
The ‘phoney confessions' show now features Xie Yang as well
The human rights lawyer claims that he was brainwashed by a group of Christian lawyers in Hong Kong and South Korea, and that he was never tortured. His lawyer, Chen Jiangang, who had released Xie’s affidavit on torture, is now under police control.
27/12/2017 10:38:00 CHINA
Eight years in prison for Wu Gan: If I do not oppose the dictatorship, am I still a man?
Video of sentencing doctored to make the activist appear "repentant". In a statement given through his lawyers, Wu Gan denounces attempts at plea bargaining and names those who tortured and abused him. "The number of those who are ready to participate in the funeral of the dictatorship is growing ever more and expanding day by day".
02/03/2017 17:42:00 CHINA
Letter to world leaders from 709 lawyers’ family members describing the horrible torture they endured
Public security officials, the municipal procuratorate, Changsha detention centre, and all those involved in Xie Yang’s case prevented his lawyers from seeing him, covered up the torture used to obtain his confession, and punished an innocent man.
02/08/2016 09:49:00 CHINA
Amid many injustices, trial of Human Rights lawyer opens
Zhai Yanmin is accused of "subversion of state power." Last year about 300 lawyers arrested. Dozens more in police custody. The authorities have never allowed the relatives of the detainees to visit them; They seized the wives and even small children of some to bend them to confess their "crimes". Wang Yu's "confession".
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