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China Human Rights

Son of Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer Wang Yu Vanished in Burma

Chinese lawyer Wang Yu speaks during an interview in Beijing. China's state media on July 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Chinese lawyer Wang Yu speaks during an interview in Beijing. China's state media on July 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Bao Zhuoxuan, the teenage son of detained Chinese human rights lawyer Ms. Wang Yu, went missing in Burma recently, according to several sources. Bao, 16,...

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    In Beijing, ‘Big Brother’ Now Sees All

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    Human Rights Panel Says Westerners Don’t See the ‘Real China’

    Much of today’s news coverage of China is optimistic, focusing on what analysts perceive as steps the country is taking toward a more developed legal... Read more

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    Documentary Asks: What’s So Hard to Believe About China Harvesting the Organs of Living People?

    It is difficult to secure a human heart for transplantation. The donor is usually brain dead and on life support, and the donor and recipient... Read more

  • Tibetan hunger striker Dolma pictured in New Delhi, India (Venus Upadhayaya)

    The Young Women on Hunger Strike in India for a Free Tibet

    Three young Tibetans living in exile in India have started an indefinite hunger strike in an attempt to persuade the UN to hold the Chinese... Read more

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    Outside the UN, Protesters Call on China’s Xi Jinping to Keep His Word

    NEW YORK—During his maiden speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 28, Xi Jinping, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party, remarked that... Read more

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    Xi Jinping’s ‘Commitment’ to Women’s Rights Rings Hollow, Activists Say

    As Chinese leader Xi Jinping spoke at a United Nations women’s rights conference in New York on Sept. 27, activists can’t help but notice China’s... Read more

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    Courage Amid Adversity

    LONDON—A prisoner of conscience sits, serene, with a sense of courage. Despite intense persecution, he has not lost his inner-strength. A surgeon stands still, next... Read more

  • Gao Zhisheng talks to journalists in a cave home in northwestern China's Shaanxi province in early 2015. (AP Photo/Isolda Morillo)

    UPDATED: Chinese Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Feared Disappeared After Breaking Silence

    Update 9:20 a.m. EDT Sept. 25: Geng He, Gao Zhisheng’s wife, spoke to Gao in the early hours of Sept. 25 Beijing time, she told Epoch... Read more

  • Gao Zhisheng, a human rights lawyer, meets the media after being detained by Chinese security agents for 13 months at a teahouse in Beijing, China, on April 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

    Tortured China Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Speaks Out

    BEIJING—In his first interview in five years, leading Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng said he was tortured with an electric baton to his face and... Read more

  • Geng He, the wife of abused Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, speaks to the press on Capitol Hill on Jan. 18, 2011 (Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

    Abused Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Opposes Wife Meeting With Top US Official

    The persecuted Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has told his wife, Geng He, who is based in California, not to participate in a meeting... Read more

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    Chinese Lawyer Under House Arrest Publishes Open Letter

    The Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, still under the watchful eye of Chinese security forces in a remote part of China, has penned a... Read more

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    Chinese Regime Documents Say Falun Gong Still in the Party’s Crosshairs

    Chinese Communist Party documents, issued this year from the central authorities and then redistributed by local committees, show that persecution of the traditional spiritual practice... Read more

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and U.S. President Barack Obama (L) attend a welcoming ceremony inside the Great Hall of the People on November 12, 2014 in Beijing, China. (Feng Li/Getty Images)

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    News Analysis Xi Jinping, the leader of the Chinese Communist Party, will be meeting with President Obama on Friday, Sept. 25, and Chinese media is... Read more

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    Meet the HIV-Positive Kids Shunned From Their Communities in China

    HIV-based discrimination is illegal in China, but it is widespread, especially in rural villages. There are roughly 810,000 people with HIV/AIDS living in China, according to a... Read more

  • Chinese lawyer Guo Yushan (R) with blind activist Chen Guangchen g in 2012 (Epoch Week)

    Release of Chinese Activists a ‘Bargaining Chip’ Before Xi–Obama Summit

    In what appears to be a diplomatic gesture, a jailed Chinese rights lawyer and activist was reportedly released by regime authorities on his 38th birthday,... Read more

  • Young Tibetan Buddhist novice monks stand in  the grasslands of their nomadic camp on July 24, 2015 on the Tibetan Plateau in Madou County, Qinghai, China. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

    In Politicized White Paper, China Says Tibet Is in a ‘Golden Age’

    The Chinese Communist Party wants the world to believe that its rule over Tibet has propelled the central Asian region from the Dark Ages into... Read more

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