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  • Lawyers Expelled From Falun Gong Trial After Asking For New Judge

    Authorities in the northeastern Chinese city of Harbin on Wednesday expelled from a courtroom two lawyers representing members of the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement after the lawyers asked the judge and prosecuting officers to be removed from the case.

  • Pastor faces decade behind bars amid China’s anti-church campaign

    Church members believe detention of popular preacher designed to silence critics of ongoing demolition campaign that is targeting Christian places of worship

  • Police attack demonstrators protesting forced requisition of Catholic church property

    On Friday August 15, in Inner Mongolia’s Chifeng Municipality, Linxi County, Dayingzi Village hundreds of people demonstrated in front of the county government headquarters, protesting the forced requisition of a Catholic church’s property to build for-profit residential housing. They demanded the government return the land.

  • Chinese Police Open Fire at Tibetan Protest, Nearly A Dozen Wounded

    Chinese police opened fire to disperse hundreds of Tibetans protesting the detention of a respected village leader in Sichuan province, seriously wounding nearly a dozen people, exile sources said Wednesday, quoting local contacts.

  • Chinese Authorities Allow Tibetan Spiritual Teacher to Return to Monastery

    Chinese authorities are believed to have removed restrictions placed on a respected Tibetan spiritual teacher once jailed for making contacts with the Dalai Lama, allowing him to travel to his monastery and resume his teachings in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, sources said this week.

Other News

  • Aug 26, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Ethnic Mongolian Herders Evicted From Grasslands by China's Army

    Ethnic Mongolian herders from two border areas in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region say they have been forced to move from traditional grazing lands as the region is taken over by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA).

  • Aug 26, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    China Extends Detention of 'Guangzhou Three' Lawyers

    Authorities in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou have extended the criminal detention of three prominent rights lawyers on subversion charges after holding them for longer than the usual two-month period, relatives said.

  • Aug 19, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Inner Mongolian Dissident's Wife Cut Off From The Internet

    Chinese authorities in Inner Mongolia have cut off the phone and Internet services of Xinna, wife of jailed veteran ethnic Mongolian dissident Hada, after she tried to use overseas websites to raise awareness of his case.

  • Aug 15, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Chinese Activist and Writer L Gengsong Accused of Subversion

    A well-known figure in the Chinese democracy community, and a scholar of the Chinese Communist Party’s security apparatus, has been charged with sedition after spending a month in custody.

  • Aug 14, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Beijing Court Tries 'Interceptors' Over Black Jail Torture Claims

    A court in the Chinese capital has tried two men for the unlawful detention and injury of a petitioner from the eastern province of Anhui, who says he was tortured inside an unofficial detention center, or "black jail."