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AP:Chinese reporter for banned overseas Web site arrested

The Associated Press Published: June 5, 2007 BEIJING: A Chinese writer for an overseas news Web site has been arrested for allegedly running a criminal gang, a charge his employer…

Fatal beating of journalist allegedly on orders of local coal mine owner

By IFJ Jan 23, 2007 – 5:52:43 PM The following is an 18 January 2007 IFJ media release: Murdered journalist adds to China’s “atrocious record of brutality towards media” The…

IPI Condemns Killing of Chinese Journalist

The International Press Institute is deeply disturbed by the killing of a Chinese journalist, who was beaten to death while investigating an unlicensed coalmine. China Trade News reporter Lan Chengzhang,…

Environmental Activist Sun Xiaodi Faces Stepped-up Harassment after International Award

By HRIC Jan 2, 2007 – 5:59:08 PM Human Rights in China (HRIC) has learned that Gansu-based activist Sun Xiaodi is facing serious harassment by local officials and unknown persons,…

Chief Editor of Baixing Magazine is ordered to leave

By Boxun Dec 30, 2006 – 11:01:03 PM On December 31, 2006,  Chief Editor of Baixing Magazine – Mr. Liangtian Huang – was ordered to leave. Mr. Huang was told…

Hu Jia : Chen Guangcheng lawyers Li Fangping and Li Jinsong assaulted violently and wounded in Linyi City

By Hu Jia ENGLISH TRANSLATION BY HUMAN RIGHTS IN CHINA http://www.peacehall.com/news/gb/china/2006/12/200612270843.shtml The following is based on a text message sent by Lawyer Li Jinsong this morning. 04:59 Emergency report. Li…

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…