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Wife Contacts Jailed Chinese Rights Lawyer Yu Wensheng

Xu Yan, the wife of jailed Chinese rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, was finally allowed a 20-minute video call with him from a detention center...

China: Human Rights Lawyer Could Face Disability From Torture

Yu Wensheng is a human rights lawyer from China who was sentenced to four years in prison in June this year after the court...

Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Exposes State-Backed Torture

Wang Quanzhang, a human rights lawyer from China who was jailed in 2015, has filed a complaint alleging that he was tortured during interrogations...

China Imposes Travel Ban on Lawyer for Defending Colleague

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has blocked Chen Jiangang, a human rights lawyer, from leaving the country. His crime — defending his colleague, Xei...

In a Secret Trial, Lawyer Wang Quanzhang Received a 4-Year Sentence

Lawyer Wang Quanzhang, 42, has been sentenced to over four years’ imprisonment following a secret trial held in the city of Tianjin, to the...

Li Wenzu Awarded Edelstam Prize for Promoting Human Rights in China

Li Wenzu from Beijing has been awarded the prestigious Edelstam Prize for her fight in promoting human rights in China, a country that is...

Wen Donghai’s Journey to Become a Human Rights Lawyer in China

On July 9, 2015, the Chinese government began to purge human rights lawyers, activists, and legal personnel by illegally sending them to prison. This...

The Plight of Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Wang Quanzhang (Part III)

On July 9, 2015, the Chinese government began to purge human rights lawyers, activists, and legal personnel by illegally sending them to prison. This...

The Plight of Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Wang Quanzhang (Part II)

On July 9, 2015, the Chinese government began to purge human rights lawyers, activists, and legal personnel by illegally sending them to prison. This...

The Plight of Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Wang Quanzhang (Part I)

This is an interview with a young woman who is notable for her actions in standing up to rescue her husband from prison. It...

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