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Rights Lawyer Xie Yang’s Trial Postponed

Rights lawyer Xie Yang, one of the few still awaiting trial after the 2015 “Black Friday” or “709” crackdown, was expected to stand trial on Tuesday for inciting subversion and disrupting court order. As AFP’s Joanna Chiu reports, however, the trial was indefinitely postponed without notic...

Falun Gong: Marking a Historic Gathering in Beijing

EDMONTON—”It was a day when goodness truly triumphed.” That’s how Michael Cooper, MP for Edmonton-St. Albert, described the April 25, 1999, event in which an estimated 10,000 Falun Dafa adherents gathered in Beijing to peacefully protest the hardening tone of state-run media agai...