Liu Hu

Liu Hu

28 April 2014

Police stormed into the home of Liu Hu, a journalist with the Guangzhou-based Modern Express daily, on 24 August 2013, took him off to Beijing, and put him in Detention Centre No. 1, which is usually reserved for the most dangerous criminals. After 37 days, the maximum for provisional detention, he was formally charged with […]

Huang Qi

Huang Qi

28 April 2014

Creator of China’s first human rights news website in 1998 and winner of the Reporters Without Borders Cyber-Freedom Prize in 2004, Huang Qi has spent eight of the past 14 years in prison. He was jailed in 2000 for “inciting subversion” and again in 2008 on a charge of “ possessing state secrets”, for gathering […]

Li Jianjun