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Hu Ping In this probing essay about the relationship between the June Fourth crackdown and China’s economic “miracle,” Hu Ping, editor of the Chinese-language Beijing Spring magazine, argues that because the economic reform initiated by Deng Xiaoping in the late 1970s was in effect a refutation of...
Despite official surveillance, harassment, and detention, Chinese voices have continued courageously to raise appeals for accountability and justice over the past 19 years. These voices include the Tiananmen Mothers, a group of June Fourth victims and their families; Dr. Jiang Yanyong, a People’s...
Human Rights in China (HRIC) has learned that police and officials have once again brought in convicted criminals to suppress protests by peasants of Wanli Village in Cangshan Town, Fuzhou City, Fujian Province. The peasants of Wanli Village have been engaged in an extended protest against...
On August 3, 2011, the Beihai Municipal Intermediate People’s Court in Guangxi Zhuangzu Autonomous Region announced it has upheld a four-year prison sentence and a 200,000 yuan (approximately $30,800) for Xu Kun (许坤) , the elected chief of Baihutou Village in the Yinhai District of Beihai. Xu had...
Human Rights in China (HRIC) : Please share your thoughts and comments with us on the 18th Party Congress, now that it has concluded.
MORE ARRESTS OF CHINESE-BORN OVERSEAS RESIDENTS As news emerged of more arrests of people originally from mainland China now resident overseas, the US State Department issued a travel advisory for all Chinese-born US citizens who plan to travel to China. Over the last six months, the Ministry of...

Human rights defenders are at the core of all HRIC work. We focus on defenders who are raising systemic rights issues such as: corruption, censorship and surveillance, land expropriation and evictions, environmental degradation, and crackdowns on ethnic groups. Through our in-country network of lawyers, petitioners, activists, journalists, bloggers, and writers, HRIC also monitors important cases, legal and policy developments, and the human rights challenges facing people across the country. 

The information contained in this summary is based on information collected by HRIC in August and is not intended as a complete list. Rather, it should be viewed as a representation of larger trends of dissent and repression in China. Labor Media Censorship Petitions and Protests Human Rights...
Corrupt officials and privileged people will not believe in the law, and won’t care whether lawyers exist. Because they live as the organization’s people, they will die as the organization’s ghosts. But the average citizen wants this society to have order and rules. Perhaps previously, facing...
HRIC has learned that Shanghai rights defender Zheng Enchong has been awarded a “Human Rights Award” from the German Judges Association in a reception attended by the German President Horst Koehler. Because Zheng Enchong is currently imprisoned, and his wife Jiang Meili was restricted from leaving...

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