BEIJING—A Chinese lawyer who defended activists and others involved in politically sensitive cases was sentenced to 12 years in prison recently on fraud charges, his lawyers said.
Xia Lin was.. Epoch Times
A Chinese court on Friday found a Christian activist guilty of “subverting state power,” primarily for discussing political issues with other activists at a restaurant and attending a religious.. L.A. Times
Chinese activist Ai Wei Wei has used LEGO in his work before; for a project displayed near San Francisco last year, he built 175 LEGO portraits of jailed and/or exiled political dissidents. Wei Wei was.. Source: Wochit News -
A court in Tianjin Tuesday handed down a guilty verdict for Chinese rights defender Zhai Yanmin, who was given a three-year jail term with a four-year probation period after being found guilty of.. VOA News
A celebrated Chinese human-rights lawyer, detained for more than a year, disavowed her work and accused her former boss of trying to foment revolution, in a video interview disseminated online Monday. Wall Street Journal
A Chinese activist in China’s southwest will face trial for democracy-related activism, his lawyer Ran Tong says. He has been detained since March last year after visiting the grave site of a.. Epoch Times
NEW YORK—Sitting in the Ralph Bunche Park outside the United Nations Headquarters, in front of a 50-foot grey obelisk on May 20, Zhong Jinhua began his hunger strike.
Zhong is a former judge, and.. Epoch Times
The sister of a prominent imprisoned Chinese political activist said Friday she fears her brother is seriously ill and is urging the authorities to allow him access to better medical treatment, in what.. VOA News Also reported by •Seattle Times •ABCNews.com •FOXNews.com
A Chinese freedom of speech activist in New York said Friday that Chinese authorities have “abducted” his family on the mainland, highlighting Beijing’s growing determination to silence critical.. L.A. Times