Chinese Rights Lawyer Reunites With Family for First Time Since 2015

NTD Newsroom Li Wenzu, the wife of Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, peered into the door peephole of her apartment in Beijing, one hand grabbing the door handle, the other holding on to the wall to keep her balance. Wang was recently freed after serving a 4.5-year sentence on charges of “subverting state power”—a […]

Growing Calls for China to Release Rights Lawyer from Compulsory Quarantine

 Joyce Huang | Voice of America One day after his release from prison, Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang told friends that he is being watched by state agents — fueling calls at home and abroad for China to stop using the pandemic as an excuse to extend his incarceration.    The European Union said, in a press […]

‘Down With the Communist Party’: Chinese Student Stands up to the Regime, Then Disappears

<!–[CDATA[ Eva Fu | New Tang Dynasty A college student in China has gone incommunicado after he publicly called for the country’s ruling Communist Party to relinquish power. “Down with the Communist Party,” Zhang Wenbin, a college senior and programmer from China’s northeastern Shandong Province, said in a March 30 video on Twitter, a platform blocked in […]

Three Chinese Rights Lawyers Vulnerable to Torture in Detention: UN Experts

<!–[CDATA[ Man Hoi-tsan and Lu Xi  | Radio Free Asia Three United Nations human rights experts have expressed “grave concern” over the fate of three human rights lawyers forcibly disappeared by the Chinese authorities after attending an informal meeting of dissidents in the southeastern port city of Xiamen in December. Ding Jiaxi, Zhang Zhongshun, and Dai Zhenya are currently […]

China Detains Hui Muslim Poet Who Spoke Out Against Xinjiang Camps

Ng Yik-tung and Sing Man | Radio Free Asia Cui Haoxin, who writes under the pen name An Ran, is being held under criminal detention for ‘picking quarrels and stirring up trouble.’ Authorities in the eastern province of Shandong have detained a Hui Muslim poet and author after he tweeted about the incarceration, surveillance, and […]