May 14, 2013
Seven Chinese rights lawyers were assaulted outside an illegal “black jail” reportedly used to detain members of the banned Falun Gong spiritual movement, one of the lawyers and rights groups said on Tuesday.
Beijing-based lawyer Liang Xiaojun said the lawyers were released from police custody on Tuesday after they were assaulted and detained outside the...
By The Australia Network News
April 15, 2013
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A Chinese man has sought protection in Australia after escaping alleged torture in his homeland. But despite the United Nation’s pleas for clemency, he is hitting legal hurdles in...
By Sui-Lee Wee, April 11, 2013
BEIJING (Reuters) – A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer said on Friday he was badly beaten by police after he was denied the right to defend believers of banned spiritual group Falun Gong.
The beating is likely to renew focus on China’s human rights record and comes just as rights groups urge U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to...
By the Huffington Post
April 5, 2010
BEIJING — Several prominent lawyers in China have signed a letter urging a court to explain its detention of a rights lawyer after he defended a practitioner of the banned Falun Gong movement.
Wang Quanzhang was detained Wednesday at the end of a trial at Jinjiang People’s Court in eastern Jiangsu province. According to other lawyers he is the subject...
By a Minghui correspondent from Liaoning Province, China
March 3, 2013
(Minghui.org) In a courageous show of support, over 600 of Mr. Zhao Jiwei’s fellow villagers signed a petition demanding his release. They did so when they learned that he was suffering from a relapse of hepatitis in the detention center where he has been illegally held for over ten months.
As the persecution of Falun...
By Martin Banks – 29th January 2013
One of parliament’s most senior MEPs says China should be hauled before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for “genocide”.
Speaking in parliament on Tuesday, Edward McMillan-Scott said Beijing is guilty of “contemporary genocide” for its alleged transplantation of live organs.
The ALDE member, who is a vice-president of...