Foreword to ‘The Other China’ eBook Series

<!–[CDATA[ Yaxue Cao, | China Change This article was first publish on CHinaChange website on June 30, 2020 Foreword The Other China By accident I was pulled out of my working mother cocoon in the fall of 2011 to co-blog at the now-defunct The only problem was that I didn’t know much about China, […]

Gao Zhisheng – the Chinese Disappeared Lawyer Receives Lin Zhao Freedom Award

ChinaAid Midland, Texas— A panel of judges decided unanimously today to grant the annual Lin Zhao Freedom Award to disappeared lawyer Gao Zhisheng. As an attorney, Gao served people prosecuted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for decades. For his work, he was twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. China, however, targeted him, and he spent […]

Two years later, lawyer Gao is still missing

ChinaAid  It has been two years since the brother of the prominent Chinese human rights lawyer and Noble Prize nominee Gao Zhisheng arrived at the attorney’s apartment in Shaanxi province for a visit on Aug. 13, 2017, only to discover him gone.   For 23 days, his supporters assumed him kidnapped by authorities, much like he […]

‘I hope you can help me’; daughter of missing lawyer pleads with Merkel

ChinaAid The daughter of a Christian human rights lawyer who has been missing in China since August of last year pled with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to use her current trip to China to help her locate her father. In a letter published to ChinaAid President Bob Fu’s Facebook page, Grace Geng, the daughter of […]

Disappeared Chinese Lawyer ‘Held in Darkness’ in Shaanxi Province

Qiao Long and Hai Nan  |  Radio Free Asia Human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng is being held in secret police custody in a darkened room with no access to the outside, according to a rights group that has been advocating for him. Gao, 53, has been incommunicado after disappearing on Aug. 13 from his previous […]

Two Jailed for Rescuing Missing Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

ChinaAid Yulin, Shaanxi – Authorities imprisoned two friends of a prominent Christian human rights lawyer after they rescued him from his home in China’s northwestern Shaanxi province. Recently, one was criminally detained. After learning Gao Zhisheng wished to escape from his government minders in the neighboring Shaanxi province, Shao Zhongguo and Li Fawang sneaked him over […]

Two-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee divulges China’s catastrophic corruption

ChinaAid Midland, Texas – Under the watchful eye of Chinese government minders, a tortured human rights lawyer and two-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee secretly penned an incendiary commentary detailing the ruinous nature of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) rule during 2016. The piece was recently released in English, translated and edited by ChinaAid, the Human […]

Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Detained in Beijing After Missing for Over 3 Weeks

Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Detained in Beijing After Missing for Over 3 Weeks

NTD Television Human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng a Christian resigned his membership in the Chinese Communist Party in 2005 to protest the repression of Falun Gong: “It was the proudest day of my life,” he once told a Chinese journalist in an interview. Now Gao Zhisheng is being held again by Beijing authorities, his brother finally […]