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Former Chinese Pro-Democracy Activist Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison

In China, a former leader of the Tiananmen Square democracy movement was sentenced to nine years in prison last Friday on charges of attempted fraud. Zhou Yongjun was arrested in … Mehr»
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Beijing: Former Top Chinese Judge Gets Life in Prison

A former Chinese Supreme Court judge has been sentenced to life in prison for embezzlement and bribery. 52-year-old Huang Songyou was convicted in a Beijing court on Tuesday for taking … Mehr»
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Chinese Censors Order Avatar out of Theaters

James Cameron’s science fiction film Avatar has been a blockbuster hit in China, pulling in more than $40 million dollars as of January 12th. But now Chinese officials have ordered … Mehr»
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Bern: China Organ Harvesting Investigators Get Swiss Human Rights Award

The Swiss International Society for Human Rights awarded Canada’s former Secretary of State David Kilgour and human rights lawyer David Matas their annual Human Rights prize in Bern on Saturday... Mehr»
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China: Riot Police and Strikers Clash in Suzhou

In mainland China’s Suzhou City thousands of workers held a strike that escalated into a riot on Friday. Employees of the factory—owned by Taiwan-based Wintek Corporation—were protesting... Mehr»
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Was China vom Zusammenbruch des Kommunismus gelernt hat

1989 sahen sich die Führer der KPCh einer gefährlichen Herausforderung gegenüber, Revolutionen in den kommunistischen Ländern Osteuropas brachten die Regimes zu Fall, die Berliner Mauer fiel und... Mehr»
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Missing Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

Friends, family and human rights groups fear that Chinese lawyer Gao Zhisheng is dead, after hearing that he has been missing since September. According to a statement by a U.S.-based … Mehr»
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Toxic Metal Found in Chinese Made Children’s Jewelry

Children’s jewelry imported from China has come under the spot light in the United States, after an investigation by the Associated Press found it contained the toxic metal cadmium. Cadmium … Mehr»
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China: AIDS-Aktivisten enthüllen die Notlage der Opfer

„Um den Menschen auf der Welt die wahre Geschichte zu hinterlassen” Das war Dr. Gao Yaojie auf einer Pressekonferenz. Sie sagte, sie will „den Menschen auf der Welt die Wahrheit … Mehr»
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Chinese Netizens React to Possible Google.cn Departure

Google’s announcement on Tuesday that it may pull out of China over censorship and email hacking has left many Chinese netizens reeling. Some users have expressed their sorrow over the … Mehr»
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Warm Hearts Help Beijing Petitioners Survive a Harsh Winter

Every year, thousands of petitioners from all over China go to Beijing as a last resort to have their legal disputes resolved. But once they get there, they have little … Mehr»
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Oil Spill Reaches China’s Yellow River

On Monday we told you about a massive diesel oil spill into China’s Wei River—a tributary of the Yellow River. Well now that spill has actually reached the Yellow River. … Mehr»
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China: Former Top Chinese Judge Facing Trial for Corruption

A former top judge in China is expected to stand trial in March for allegedly taking bribes. 52-year-old Huang Songyou, from southeastern Guangdong province was the deputy head of China’s … Mehr»
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Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Appeals Subversion Conviction

Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese dissident recently sentenced to 11 years in prison for his pro-democracy writings, filed an appeal on Monday (Jan. 4). His attorney, Shang Baojun, says the court … Mehr»
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Mother of Imprisoned Chinese Dissident Appeals His Sentence

Prominent democracy activist Guo Quan was sentenced to ten years in prison on October 16th last year. The political dissident was found guilty of so called “subversion of state power” … Mehr»
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Mentally Ill Briton Executed in China

Concerned Londoners and family members of British citizen Akmal Shaikh gathered outside the Chinese embassy in London last night. They were calling for the Chinese regime to cancel his execution.... Mehr»
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China: Family of Condemned British Man Pleads for Amnesty

In China, a British man is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday. His family has traveled there to appeal for his life. Father of three, Akmal Shaikh was convicted of … Mehr»
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Buenos Aires: Plaintiff Discusses Landmark Case Against Chinese Officials

In Buenos Aires on Tuesday (December 22), a press conference was held to discuss a landmark ruling in an Argentine court. The ruling calls for the extradition of two former … Mehr»
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Augenzeuge enthüllt Organraub an lebenden Falun Gong-Praktizierenden in China

Ärzte in staatlich geführten Krankenhäusern Chinas entfernen Organe von Falun Gong-Praktizierenden und anderen Gefangenen – um diese gewinnbringend zu verkaufen. Seit drei Jahren sammelt die... Mehr»
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Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Sentenced to 11 Years

Prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was sentenced on Friday to 11 years in prison. It was on charges of so-called „incitement to subvert state power“—a charge the Chinese regime often... Mehr»