Gao Zhisheng

Capitol Hill Panel Decries Human Rights in China, as Two Meetings Convene

March 11, 2013, 5:28 pm

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.

Wife of Jailed Chinese Lawyer Appeals to Obama Administration

February 6, 2013, 10:15 am

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 [...]

Gao Zhisheng Allowed Family Visit in Remote Prison

January 21, 2013, 11:38 am

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.

Concerns Over Death of Prominent Uyghur Writer

January 2, 2013, 10:22 pm

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.

Gao Zhisheng’s Family Receives Unusual Letter Asking Them Not to Visit

December 18, 2012, 9:27 pm

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, [...]

LA Protesters Call for Release of Gao Zhisheng for Human Rights Day

December 11, 2012, 6:25 pm

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

Imprisoned Chinese Lawyer Gao ‘Is Not Forgotten’

December 6, 2012, 8:29 pm

New alliance recruits congressional sponsors to advocate for prisoners of conscience.

Jailed Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Wins Award

July 25, 2012, 4:02 pm

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) [...]

Chinese Dissident Hu Jia: Officials Tried to Bribe Me

July 17, 2012, 12:16 pm

Human rights activist Hu Jia says Chinese officials attempted to bribe him to reject the Sakharov Prize while in jail.

China’s Domestic Security Chief Fights Back

April 3, 2012, 9:06 pm

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 [...]

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