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Dui Hua Makes Submission to China’s Third Universal Periodic Review

SAN FRANCISCO (April 5, 2018)—Dui Hua has made a submission to China’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to be convened by the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland in late October or early November 2018....

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Sexist and Racist Attacks at the South China Morning Post

SAN FRANCISCO (February 5, 2018) – At a time when she is dealing with the possibility that she will never see her father again, Angela Gui has endured a vicious personal attack at the...

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Dui Hua Welcomes Arrival of Zhang Lin in the United States

SAN FRANCISCO (January 26, 2018)— Veteran activist and writer Zhang Lin will arrive at New York’s JFK Airport on January 26, 2018. Zhang is being reunited with friends, including human rights activist Ms. Jing...

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Dui Hua Welcomes Arrival of Dhondup Wangchen in the United States

SAN FRANCISCO (December 27, 2017) – Tibetan independent filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen arrived at San Francisco International Airport on Christmas Day, 2017. He has been reunited with his family after having been separated for more...

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Liu Xiaobo Granted Medical Parole

SAN FRANCISCO (June 26, 2017) — According to an announcement posted on the website of the Liaoning Province Prison Administration Bureau, Liu Xiaobo, sentenced to 11 years in prison for inciting subversion in 2009,...

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Dui Hua Welcomes Return of Sandy Phan-Gillis to the United States

SAN FRANCISCO (April 28, 2017): On April 25, 2017, the Nanning Intermediate People’s Court in Nanning, capital of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, convicted American businesswoman Sandy Phan-Gillis of espionage and sentenced her to...

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Activist Zhang Lin Released from Prison After Sentence Commutation

SAN FRANCISCO (September 12, 2016)—Veteran activist and writer Zhang Lin was released from Anhui’s Tongling Prison on September 9, 2016. He is currently residing in a government-provided apartment in his hometown of Bengbu, Anhui...

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UN Experts Rule Detention of American Citizen Arbitrary, Violates International Law

SAN FRANCISCO (July 5, 2016)–For the first time in its 25-year history, the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) has ruled that an American citizen, Phan (“Sandy”) Phan-Gillis, has been arbitrarily deprived...

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Last Known Tiananmen Prisoner to be Released in October

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 2, 2016)—Dui Hua has learned that Miao Deshun (苗德顺), the last known prisoner still serving a sentence for offenses committed during the June 1989 disturbances in Beijing, has been granted...

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Dui Hua and PRI Release Mandarin Course on Bangkok Rules for Women in Prison

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 8, 2016)—Aiming to improve legal outcomes for women in Chinese-speaking areas of the world, Dui Hua has just released a Chinese translation of an e-course on sections of the Bangkok...

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