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Renowned Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Disappeared, Says Wife

Renowned Chinese lawyer Gao Zhisheng, who has been under house arrest for the last three years, suddenly disappeared from his home on Aug. 13. As of Aug. 15, there has been no update on his whereabouts. Gao’s wife Geng He, who lives in the United States, confirmed Gao’s disappearance wit...

‘Changes in Judicial Interpretation’ Prompt Chinese Authorities to Release Falun Gong Practitioners

A district court in central China’s Henan Province recently dropped charges against practitioners of Falun Gong, a traditional spiritual discipline that was marked for persecution in 1999, on account of “changes in judicial interpretations.” The case is the latest highly unusual in...

For the First Time, China Officially Compensates Persecuted Victim’s Family

In an unprecedented decision, a Chinese court has ordered that significant compensation be paid to the family of a prisoner of conscience who died in custody. The case could inspire families across China to demand state compensation for the deaths of their loved ones. In May 2012, less than 14 hour...

Leland Miller on Pressing China Issues

The Chinese economy is strange in many ways. Not only is it a hybrid between private capital and state control, but very few people directly invest in the mainland — and yet everybody is interested in how the second largest economy in the world is going to develop. That’s because Chinese de...

China Issues Formal Compensation to Family of Killed Falun Gong Practitioner

In an unprecedented decision, a Chinese court officially ordered significant compensation be paid to the family of a prisoner of conscience who died in custody. The case sets a precedent which could have a significant impact, inspiring more families to demand state compensation for the deaths of th...

China Capital Outflows to Tighten in 2017

After a record amount of capital outflows from China in 2016, Beijing is looking to reverse course this year. Chinese authorities’ efforts to restrict capital outflows appear to be working. Foreign exchange reserves rose for four consecutive months through May, as inflows finally exceeded outf...

China Capital Outflows to Tighten Rest of 2017

After a record amount of capital outflows from China in 2016, Beijing is looking to reverse course this year. Chinese authorities’ efforts to restrict capital outflows appear to be working. Foreign exchange reserves rose for four consecutive months through May, as inflows finally exceeded outf...

Rallies in London and Cambridge Mark 18 Years of the Persecution of Falun Gong

Practitioners of the spiritual discipline Falun Gong marched through the streets of London and Cambridge on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July, appealing for an end to the 18-years of persecution instigated by the Chinese communist regime. A colourful marching band was followed by protesters peacefully ...