民主运动

Nearly 30 activists plead guilty to ‘subversion’ in Hong Kong security case

Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong, Benny Tai and dozens of other defendants pleaded guilty to subversion charges brought under Hong Kong’s draconian national security law after they took part in a democratic primary in the summer of 2020, local media reported.

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媒体人宋阳标遭刑事拘留 友人:因揭露成都官商勾结

曾被誉为南京疫情“吹哨人”的资深媒体人宋阳标,近日经友人证实已被四川成都警方刑事拘留,并相信宋阳标被抓与他揭露当地一起疑似涉及官商勾结的违章建筑事件有关。

宋阳标被公安带走的消息传出后。他的朋友致电成都锦江区分局沙河派出所询问他的下落。

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误中当局圈套? 山西访民上京被指”敲诈勒索”判囚五年

中国的信访制度一直引起争议。 山西汾西县当局去年向一名男子提供五万元补助,要求他不要在中国共产党一百周年期间到北京上访。党庆过后,该男子再度上京时遭遇截访。他失联四个多月后,近日证实被以“敲诈勒索罪”判刑五年。

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Retired professor living in US fired by China’s Renmin University

Zhou, 75, who has been retired for more than a decade, received a call from the university on Dec. 28, firing him from his post.

“I said I’m retired, so how can I be fired?” Zhou, who currently lives in the United States.

“Just doing it by phone like that was a bit much; who are they trying to humiliate?”

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Two charged amid international outcry over raid on Hong Kong media outlet

Authorities in Hong Kong on Thursday charged two senior editors at the now-shuttered pro-democracy Stand News with “sedition” and denied them bail, following a raid on the news website by national security police.

Acting editor-in-chief Patrick Lam and former editor-in-chief Chung Pui-kuen

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Hong Kong National Security Police Freeze Tiananmen Campaign Group’s Assets

National security police in Hong Kong have frozen the assets of a group that organized vigils for Tiananmen massacre victims, as the city’s public broadcaster was warned on Wednesday that its reporting must ‘safeguard national interests.’

“This morning, the liquidator of the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China

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香港支联会宣布解散,六四烛光千万人接棒

代表着“六四烛光”的香港支联会周六(9月25日)宣布解散。这标志着这个催生于1989年发生的轰轰烈烈的学生民运动,并在这个民主运动被镇压下去之后高举“六四”火炬陪伴世界走过了30多年的香港公民组织正式走入历史。

支联会的全称为“香港市民支援爱国民主运动联合会”

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Journalist-Turned-Rights Attorney Held Incommunicado in China’s Liaoning

Rights lawyer Zhou Xiaoyun, who formerly worked as a senior editor at the cutting-edge Southern Metropolis Daily newspaper in Guangzhou, remains incommunicado after being held under “residential surveillance at a designated location (RSDL),” RFA has learned.

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Chinese Activist Under Surveillance Proposes to Jailed Hong Kong Barrister

A rights activist in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong has proposed marriage in an open letter to his girlfriend, a Hong Kong rights lawyer and activist who is currently in prison on remand for “inciting” others to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen massacre.

Ye Du, whose birth name is Wu Wei

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Noted Uyghur Folklore Professor Serving Prison Term in China’s Xinjiang

An internationally recognized expert in Uyghur folklore and ethnographer who disappeared in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) more than three years ago has been confirmed as being imprisoned by authorities, according to her former co-workers at Xinjiang University.

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Concerns Grow Over Health of Jailed Protestant Pastor in Sichuan’s Chengdu

Wang Yi, who founded the church, was detained by police in Sichuan’s provincial capital Chengdu on Dec. 14, 2018 on suspicion of “incitement to subvert state power,” alongside dozens of church members in a raid that prompted an international outcry.

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China Using Law to Curb Dissent, Political Opposition in Hong Kong: UK

Hong Kong and Chinese officials are engaging in sweeping curbs on dissent and political opposition, a U.K. government report said this week, as European Union officials joined a chorus of international criticism over a draconian national security law. Over the past six months, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has moved to

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