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Veteran Shenzhen Rights Activist Gets Three Years For 'Subversion'

Veteran Shenzhen Rights Activist Gets Three Years For 'Subversion' Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong on Tuesday handed down a three-year jail term for subversion to a Shenzhen-based rights activist who helped ordinary people petition the government over violations of their rights, his lawyer said. Read more on Radio Free Asia

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Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang jailed for eight months in Shenzhen

Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang jailed for eight months in Shenzhen Rights activist and Diaoyu Islands campaigner Yang Kuang has been jailed for eight months on the mainland in what his family says is a politically motivated sentence. Yang's wife, Liu Shasha, yesterday said he was jailed in Shenzhen last month for … Read more […]

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Hong Kong activist pledges to continue human rights fight at trial in Shenzhen

Hong Kong activist pledges to continue human rights fight at trial in Shenzhen Hong Kong activist Yang Kuang spoke out for human rights when he was put on trial yesterday in Shenzhen over accusations he illegally entered the mainland. The 46-year-old, who has been in custody since December 30, denied any wrongdoing and the … Read […]

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Diaoyu activist detained for illegally entering Shenzhen: wife

Diaoyu activist detained for illegally entering Shenzhen: wife Rights activist and Diaoyu Islands campaigner Yang Kuang is being held by Shenzhen police for sneaking across the border, his mainland wife said yesterday. Liu Shasha said she received a call at about 5pm yesterday from the border defence team saying … Read more on South China Morning […]

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'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers

'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers Debby Chan, outside the gates of one of Foxconn's two factories in Shenzhen, China, works for the Hong Kong-based worker rights group, Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior or SACOM. (Credit: Jay Greene/CNET ). HONG KONG — Debby … Read more on CNET

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