On March 5 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., a panel discussion convened intending to pressure the Chinese regime’s new leadership on human rights.
Geng He, wife of imprisoned Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng called on President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton to raise their voices for her husband’s [...]
The imprisoned human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was allowed a meeting with his family recently, though many are worried that he is being mistreated in custody.
The recent purported death of a prominent Uyghur writer in custody shows that China has not made strides in improving its freedom of expression record, activists said Wednesday.
A letter purporting to be from Gao Zhisheng, the well-known Chinese human rights lawyer detained for defending persecuted groups in China, was sent to family members recently, [...]
Human rights activists demonstrated in front of the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles demanding the release of jailed lawyer Gao Zhisheng and other prisoners of conscience in China
New alliance recruits congressional sponsors to advocate for prisoners of conscience.
Renowned Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng was conferred the “Ten Best Human Rights Defense Lawyers Award” by the Chinese Human Rights Lawyers Association (CHRLA) [...]
Human rights activist Hu Jia says Chinese officials attempted to bribe him to reject the Sakharov Prize while in jail.
Generally, when internal affairs are unstable, a head of state wouldn’t leave the country. There are a number of reasons why Chinese leader Hu Jintao dares to attend the [...]