» 09/07/2017, 12.24
Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-cheh arrested in China to be put on trial
Lee shared Taiwan's "democratic experiences" with civil society groups in China. He was held in isolation by police for 170 days. His wife launches an international campaign for her release.
11/09/2017 09:26:00 CHINA-TAIWAN
Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-cheh 'guilty' of subversion
Trail underway in Yueyang (Hunan). Huge security measures. Lee maintained contact with civil society groups in China, sharing Taiwan's "democratic experiences" with them. His wife present at the trial.
01/04/2017 10:58:00 TAIWAN - CHINA
Lee Ching-yu: From Taiwan to Beijing to save my husband, a human rights activist
Lee Ming-che, the husband of Lee Ching-yu, disappeared in police custody on 19 March. He is suspected of "harming national security" and is under investigation in China. Lee is an activist for human rights and was supposed to meet a Chinese writer. His wife asks Beijing to respect him: "Every activist is innocent."
28/11/2017 14:46:00 CHINA – TAIWAN
Taiwanese pro-democracy activist Lee Ming-che sentenced to five years in prison
He is accused of subversion for promoting democracy in social media. He was tried in September after he went missing in March as he entered China. Taiwan reacted angrily. Relations between Beijing and Taipei are increasingly difficult.
02/12/2016 11:44:00 CHINA
Peng Ming, Christian ecologist and activist, dies in prison. Three other disappeared "at the risk of torture"
Peng Ming was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2005. In the past he had a brilliant managerial career. Later he wrote books on democracy and environmental protection against the violent industrialization in the country. He was convicted of "terrorism." Still no word on Christian lawyer Jiang Tianyong. Dissident Xie Yang beaten by prison officers. Lawyer Huang Qi and reporter Liu Fei detained by police.
24/11/2006 CHINA HONG KONG
Beijing High Court rejects Cheong appeal: 5 years in jail
Relatives and colleagues of the journalist condemned without proof for spying for Taiwan have indicted the unjust Chinese legal system that did not even take the arguments presented for the appeal into account.
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