Tag Archives: China rule of law

Where is Gao Zhisheng?

Jailed human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng’s wife Geng He gave an interview at Radio Free Asia’s headquarter in Washington DC on 14 February 2012, a few hours prior to testifying at a hearing before the US Congressional Executive Commission on … Continue reading

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A Quick Message for our Funny Little Friends in Beijing

美国两大报社,纽约时报与华尔街日报,今天抢先在中国国家副主席习近平访美前,头条报道了美国公民葛洵在北京被中国国家保安人员非法绑架、盘问、殴打的详细情况。这让奥巴马总统有机会借题发挥,在习近平面前任意批评中国法治倒退的现状。熊猫们,看来你们这趟又给主子添麻烦了。 To our Funny Little Friends in Beijing: You guys have messed things up again for your employer, big time. Your illegal kidnapping and torture of Ge Xun has found its way to New York Times and Wall Street Journal, … Continue reading

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Beijing State Security Illegally Detained and Assaulted US Citizen Ge Xun

My co-blogger indicated in a previous post that China’s State Security forces had beaten up some innocent persons over Ivan’s identity. He is not joking. In this post, I will give a brief account of my American Twitter friend Ge … Continue reading

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No Family Reunion at Chinese New Year for Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng

This blog post is a partial translation of a Google Plus post by a cartoonist Biantai Lajiao, whose Twitter name is @remonwangxt . I understand that similar news has been published at the Epoch Times. I, however, have no means … Continue reading

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Dark Glasses Portrait Campaign to Save Chen Guangcheng

Those of you who are living outside of China but would like to contribute to the rescue of the blind activist Chen Guangcheng can consider joining this very innovative campaign called 墨镜 . 肖像 Dark Glasses . Portrait. This campaign … Continue reading

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Sand Animation – Free Chen Guangcheng

Someone posted this very moving sand animation work about Chinese blind activist Chen Guangcheng earlier tonight at a China-based video sharing site Youku. It only lasted for about half an hour before it was deleted by the censors. This is … Continue reading

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He Warms Our Hearts with “Light” (Guang) and “Sincerity” (Cheng) – Zeng Jinyan

The first glance of him wearing a pair of sunglasses reminded me of a young Chow Yun-fat. He had just completed a quick lap in the pool. While he was still in water, he suddenly stretched his arms to reach … Continue reading

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Zeng Jinyan under pressure from tax authority to close AIDS support group

  Zeng Jinyan and the AIDS support group that she and her husband Hu Jia founded, have now become the latest victims of power abuse by China’s tax authorities. This is not news. Other prominent NGOs have already been subjected … Continue reading

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First hand account of two Chinese artists arrested and beaten, their studios homes and dignity all taken from them

Written by Diane Gatterdam Yang Licai’s statement to the Jiuxianqiao police station The letter below is a first hand account written by Artist Yang Licai’s of the shocking and deplorable treatment by Beijing Police of both himself and Artist Wu … Continue reading

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Chinese Embassy in USA Says Gao Zhisheng is in Urumqi

The following is the Chinese translation of a Reuter’s report published earlier today.  The translation is done for the benefit of my Chinese friends at Twitter who want to find out more about the latest news about Gao Zhisheng.  For … Continue reading

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