China Human Rights Briefing
August 19-September 2, 2016
Arbitrary Detention & Enforced Disappearance
CHRD has documented dozens of cases of deprived liberty of activists and petitioners as part of the Chinese government’s “stability maintenance” measures before the G20 Summit opening this Sunday in Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province.
Zwei weitere buddhistische Nonnen, die in dem Klosterkomplex Larung Gar in Sichuan lebten, töteten sich aus Verzweiflung über die Zerstörung dieses wichtigen tibetisch-buddhistischen Studienzentrums durch die chinesischen Behörden.
Sing Pao newspaper chief insists amid reports mainland police are preparing a global manhunt
By the end of 2015, five Hong Kong-based book publishers linked to the company Mighty Current went missing. They eventually turned up in the custody of mainland Chinese authorities.
Police say inmate tried to hang himself and was injured when rescued; family rejects explanation
By Initiatives for China/Citizen Power For China
August 4, 2016
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States called on China on Monday to release four human rights lawyers and activists who were convicted of subversion last week.
Guo Feixiong will soon be transferred to a prison again. His sister, after visiting him, conveyed his wishes: “I demand that in prison, [I] will have books to read, won’t have to kneel down, won’t be forced to perform labor, and won’t be beaten.”