Chinese lawyers, activists missing for weeks, in severe crackdown on dissent

Wu Yuren’s lawyer, LI Fangping, quoted below in article about the disappearance of many ‘human rights’ lawyers in Beijing and other parts of China. Washington Post/World, Monday March 21, 2011 BEIJING — The last time the prominent Chinese lawyer Jiang Tianyong was seen or heard from, he was visiting his brother in a Beijing suburb.Continue reading “Chinese lawyers, activists missing for weeks, in severe crackdown on dissent”

Wu Yuren’s Incarceration Update

Still no word on Wu’s pending verdict and sentence, it has been almost two months since the completion of his trial (the trial had two parts, one on November 17th 2010 and on January 28th 2011). Thank you to all for your support and patience. Wu Yuren’s daughter, Hannah, is getting impatient these days moreContinue reading “Wu Yuren’s Incarceration Update”

HR Lawyer TENG Biao: “A Hole To Bury You” … or not.

I thought I would share this personal and touching account of TENG Biao’s experience with being beaten and harassed in a local police station in Beijing. Brings to mind Wu’s case, as there are similarities in the way both men were handled, but if they let up on TENG because of his credentials, then whyContinue reading “HR Lawyer TENG Biao: “A Hole To Bury You” … or not.”

Wu Yuren images from a while ago – Beijing, China

A very dear friend of mine used to come to Beijing every once a month as he was a flight attendant with SAS Business Class. We met around a photography connection, and almost without fail for close to 4 years he would visit us, sometimes just Hannah and I, sometimes us three as a family,Continue reading “Wu Yuren images from a while ago – Beijing, China”

Tragedy of ZHAO Wei, murdered by Chinese Railway Authorities-Similarities with Wu’s Case

As this story has been purposely removed from most Chinese news outlets, and has stopped being reported in the international press, I give you the skinny, followed by the translation of the letter submitted by his parents. Shocking and disgusting, there is a plethora of cases similar to this ALL OVER CHINA. At the endContinue reading “Tragedy of ZHAO Wei, murdered by Chinese Railway Authorities-Similarities with Wu’s Case”