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Doctors and Nurses Wear Helmet

Doctors and Nurses Wear Helmet

A hospital in Shenzhen, the city next to Hong Kong, started to arm doctors and nurses with helmet. It claimed that doctors were in danger of being attacked by angered…

Liu Jianhua receives 20-year sentence for “revealing state secrets”

By RSF Dec 28, 2006 – 2:28:48 PM (RSF/IFEX) – Journalist Ching Cheong, seriously ill and serving a five-year sentence for “spying”, spent his 57th birthday in prison on 22…

Journalist Gao Qinrong released five years early

(RSF/IFEX) – Reporters Without Borders has expressed huge relief at the early release of journalist Gao Qinrong, who was sentenced to 13 years in prison in 1999 for exposing a…

Restrictions loosened for foreign journalists ahead of Olympic Games

By RSF Reporters Without Borders has hailed a foreign ministry decision, taken under international pressure, to loosen regulations for foreign journalists working in China. From the beginning of January 2007…

Sun Xiaodi Receives International Nuclear Activism Award

Sun Xiaodi Receives International Nuclear Activism Award

By HRIC Boxun Photo: Sun Xiaodi-On the left in rear Gansu-based activist Sun Xiaodi, who has spent more than a decade petitioning the central authorities over radioactive contamination from the…

Journalist reportedly arrested for “illegal interviews” with coal miners after accident

By RSF (RSF/IFEX) – Reporters Without Borders has called on the Chinese government to reveal the names of the journalist and his three assistants from the southern Guizhou province who…

Zhao Yan Received Final Verdict

Zhao Yan, Chinese researcher for New York Times, received final verdict today, the court concluded with the previous verdict. His lawyer was denied to enter the court today.…

Christian Leaders Were Executed Secretly

Boxun published one article from Fan Ziliang on the morning of 29th (Beijing time), Fan said he learned from the lawyer that three Christian leaders had been executed without informing…

Jailed Chinese Journalist Shi Tao Wins WAN Golden Pen of Freedom

  Shi Tao, the Chinese journalist who was imprisoned after the American search engine company Yahoo provided information to the Chinese authorities that led to his arrest,  has been awarded…

Lawyers Left the Court to Protest Disappeared Witnesses

  Linyi, Shandong: On November 27 (Beijing Time), Lawyers of Chen Guangcheng left the court to protest disappearing of two important witnesses. Jinsong Li said: we will not watch the…

Three Lawyers Arrived at Chen Guangcheng’s Hometown

Three Lawyers Arrived at Chen Guangcheng’s Hometown

Three defence lawyers for Chen Guangcheng have arrived at Chen’s village in Yinan at about 10:30 am (Beijing Time). The three lawyers are: Jinsong Li, Fangping Li, and Dr. Biao…

PEN Canada presents concerns on Canada-China bilateral dialogue on human rights to Parliamentary Subcommittee

By PEN Canada Nov 22, 2006 Ottawa, 21 November 2006 – PEN Canada today addressed the Parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights looking into the ongoing Canada-China government bilateral dialogue.…