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Wukan protest: Police fired rubber bullets, villagers fought with bricks

Wukan protest: Police fired rubber bullets, villagers fought with bricks

Dramatic video of standoff in Wukan widely shared on WeChat today. pic.twitter.com/fsDW7IJS9v — Patrick Boehler 包蟠睿 (@mrbaopanrui) September 13, 2016 Lin Zuluan, former director of the Wukan village committee, was…

Hunan officials paid underage girls for sex, used high-school boys as pimps

Hunan officials paid underage girls for sex, used high-school boys as pimps

Civil servants paid high school boys and drop-outs in Cili County, Hunan Province to obtain high school girls for sex. Local police say Liu, who led the discipline and inspection…

Chinese general said to have let a higher-up use his daughter

Chinese general said to have let a higher-up use his daughter

Admiral Liu Yazhou addressed a speech at the National Defense University last month. According to a source, Liu revealed that General Gu Jun-Shan offered his daughter to a former vice…

China: Assault on human rights lawyers and activists escalates with convictions after sham trials

China: Assault on human rights lawyers and activists escalates with convictions after sham trials

The Chinese authorities must end their relentless suppression of human rights lawyers and activists, Amnesty International said today, after a prominent lawyer became the latest to be convicted after an…

Zhejiang official charged with crime after criticizing wasteful spending for G20 summit

Zhejiang official charged with crime after criticizing wasteful spending for G20 summit

On July 10th ,Guo En-Ping, a Zhejiang junior civil servant, published a blog post entitled “Hangzhou, shame on you!” which criticized Hangzhou and Zhejiang officials who approved large-scale construction projects…

Two girls swept away by flood; local police say parents are responsible

Two girls swept away by flood; local police say parents are responsible

According to Propaganda Department of Lanzhou, Gansu province, the district police believe the accident in which two sisters were swept away by flood should be characterized as a “drowning incident” and…

Exclusive: Guo Bo-xiong to face 20 years in prison; his daughter, naturalized U.S. citizen, also allegedly involved in Guo’s past misdeeds

Exclusive: Guo Bo-xiong to face 20 years in prison; his daughter, naturalized U.S. citizen, also allegedly involved in Guo’s past misdeeds

During this year’s Beidaihe meeting, a secret trial of the former vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, Guo Bo-xiong, was held by the PLA Military Court, a source revealed.  Guo will face 20…

300 Dongguan villagers protested against government’s waste incineration plants project

300 Dongguan villagers protested against government’s waste incineration plants project

The government of Shenzhen Longhua New district announced the construction plan of waste incineration plants near Shenzhen-Dongguan junction days ago, causing several protests. On July 9, more than 300 villagers…

Woman suffered a miscarriage after being shackled and questioned by police for 8 hours

Woman suffered a miscarriage after being shackled and questioned by police for 8 hours

(Bowen Press) Pregnant woman Zhang Li (pseudonym), who lives in the northern city of Xining City, suffered a miscarriage after being summoned and questioned by local police for nearly eight…

RSF calls for release of two Chinese citizen journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns a growing crackdown on citizen journalism and calls for the release of two citizen journalists, Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu, who were arrested on 15…

Woman from Chang-Sha buried alive during forced demolition

Woman from Chang-Sha buried alive during forced demolition

On the morning of July 7, villager Gong-Xue Hui of Cha Zi Shan, Yuelu District in Chang-Sha, was found dead under the ruins of her home. Gong-Xue Hui went missing…

Video: Police shoot villagers protesting land confiscation

On April 15, Yangsu, Guilin: Police attacked villagers with clubs and guns during a protest over confiscation of land. Sources report that 300 villagers were arrested, and many were sent…