Imprisoned Chinese rights lawyer released, his wife says

BEIJING (AP) — Wang Quanzhang, a well-known Chinese rights lawyer, was released from prison Sunday after being held for more than four years, his wife said. It was unclear whether he...

Hong Kong lawyers commemorate China's brutal 709 crackdown, call for release of detainees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Hong Kong based China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group (中國維權律師關注組) has held a “silent standing protest” decrying China’s treatment of human rights lawye...

Chinese exchange student in Taiwan criticizes Xi Jinping in live broadcast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following in the footsteps of another student vlogger who hit headlines earlier this year for his criticism of the Communist Party, a Chinese exchange student in Taiwan ha...

US urges China to release human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. has urged China to release detained human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang. In a press statement published Tuesday by U.S. Department of State Deputy Spokesperson ...

Detained Chinese human rights lawyer sentenced to 4 and a half years

BEIJING (AP) — Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang was sentenced to 4 and a half years in prison on the charge of subversion of state power Monday, more than three years after h...

China jails rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang for subversion

Human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has been handed a 4 1/2 year jail term for state subversion by a court in northern China. The No. 2 Intermediate People's Court in the city of Tianjin announced...

Secretive trial for Chinese rights lawyer opens

The trial of Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang got underway on Wednesday. At least two protesting supporters were taken away from the courthouse steps. "Release the innocent Wang Quanzh...

Final lawyer apprehended in China's 2015 crackdown charged with state subversion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Wang Quanzhang (王全璋), the last “709” Chinese human rights lawyer to go to court, was trialed today. Wang was apprehended in August 2015 along with over 200 ...

Congress hears testimony on China's 'ruthless' persecution of religious minorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Nov. 28 in Washington D.C., the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) held a hearing on the Chinese Communist Party’s suppression of religious commun...

China uses Lee verdict to extend jurisdiction over Taiwan: experts

Taipei, Nov. 28 -- The verdict passed down by a Chinese court on Taiwanese human rights activist Lee Ming-che (李明哲) demonstrates Beijing's intent to subject Taiwanese people to its jurisdiction an...