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Private education entrepreneur Xin Lijian faces political persecution

Private education entrepreneur Xin Lijian faces political persecution

On Saturday August 22, 2015 Xin Lijian was arrested by the Guangzhou police on suspicion of the crime of destroying accounting records. His driver, accountant and secretary were also arrested…

Primary school classroom building rented out as hotel, students have nowhere to attend class

Primary school classroom building rented out as hotel, students have nowhere to attend class

(BOXUN) On Sunday September 6, 2015, Sichuan News Network reported that 200 fifth grade students in the Bazhong Municipality Bazhou District Number Seven Primary School arrived at school only to…

Military parade concludes, Beijing pollution immediately returns

Military parade concludes, Beijing pollution immediately returns

On Friday September 4, 2015 Boxun reported that the Beijing Anti-Fascist parade had just ended, and the “Fascist Blue” clear skies had also disappeared. Beijing’s normal heavy pollution immediately reappeared.…

Beijing imposes tight control during the upcoming military parade

Beijing imposes tight control during the upcoming military parade

(BOXUN) To ensure the air quality and security for the September 3, 2015 military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the victory over Japan in World War II, Beijing and…

Merchants protesting forced eviction jump from fifth-story roof; one dead, two injured

Merchants protesting forced eviction jump from fifth-story roof; one dead, two injured

Boxun’s correspondent has learned that on the morning of Friday, August 21, 2015, because of a forced eviction at the site of Yunnan Province’s Kunming Snail Bay Mall, several merchants…

Tianjin Explosion: at least 1400 killed, over 700 missing

Tianjin Explosion: at least 1400 killed, over 700 missing

(Bowen Exclusive) According to information from the top levels of the People’s Armed Police, firefighters on the scene and frontline hospitals confirm that as of Saturday August 15, 2015 more…

Many church crosses forcibly demolished, more than a dozen faithful injured

Many church crosses forcibly demolished, more than a dozen faithful injured

On Monday-Tuesday July 27-28, 2015 there was a series of church cross demolitions in Zhejiang Province’s Wenzhou, Taizhou, Huzhou and other cities. There were at least eleven church cross demolitions.…

Beijing Big Sweep: At least 20 human rights lawyers detained or disappeared

Beijing Big Sweep: At least 20 human rights lawyers detained or disappeared

(Boxun report, Friday July 10, 2015)—After Beijing Fengrui Law Firm attorneys Zhou Shifeng, Wang Yu and five others were abducted or could not be contacted, at least 20 Beijing lawyers,…

Beijing female rights defense attorney Wang Yu taken away by police and “disappeared”

Beijing female rights defense attorney Wang Yu taken away by police and “disappeared”

Update: In two days (July 9 and 10), at least 57 lawyers and activists arrested in China. Wang Yu issued an emergency notification on Thursday, July 10, 2015. At 3…

Zhejiang Province continues to demolish many church crosses

Zhejiang Province continues to demolish many church crosses

Recently, many church crosses have continued to be demolished in Zhejiang Province. On Thursday July 2, 2015, a cross that has stood for decades on a church in Wenling City…

Wu Gan video from 2012: I’m a patriot

Wu Gan video from 2012: I’m a patriot

On Friday, July 3, 2015, Boxun received a video recorded three years ago by activist Wu Gan (online name “Super Vulgar Butcher”) along with permission to publish it. In the…

Court bailiffs seize Attorney Wang Yu and toss her into the street

Court bailiffs seize Attorney Wang Yu and toss her into the street

(BOXUN) On the afternoon of Thursday July 2, 2015, a Falun Gong-related court case was heard in Sanhe City, Hebei Province. As attorney Wang Yu protested a scheduling conflict to…