Zheng Yichun

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Faraway Jails

October 3, 2006 12:00 AM ET

By Kristin JonesWatson sees his contributors vanish. In cyberspace, the most repressive law trumps all....

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CPJ alarmed by attacks on Chinese journalists in U.S.

February 23, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 23, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by attacks and threats against ethnic Chinese journalists based in or near the U.S. cities of Atlanta, San Francisco, and New York. Journalists for the Falun Gong-affiliated newspaper and...

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2005 prison census: 125 journalists jailed

February 16, 2006 4:07 PM ET

AFGHANISTAN: 1 Ali Mohaqqiq Nasab, Haqooq-i-Zan (Women's Rights) Imprisoned: October 1, 2005 The attorney general ordered editor Nasab's arrest on blasphemy charges after the religious adviser to President Hamid Karzai, Mohaiuddin Baluch, filed a complaint about his magazine. "I...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: Countries That Have Jailed Journalists (Follow Links for More Details)

February 16, 2006 11:59 AM ET

AFGHANISTAN: 1 Ali Mohaqqiq Nasab, Haqooq-i-Zan (Women's Rights) Imprisoned: October 1, 2005 The attorney general ordered editor Nasab's arrest on blasphemy charges after the religious adviser to President Hamid Karzai, Mohaiuddin Baluch, filed a complaint about his magazine. "I...

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Attacks on the Press 2005: China

February 16, 2006 11:39 AM ET

CHINA President Hu Jintao consolidated his leadership in March during a legislative session that formalized the transition of power from Jiang Zemin. Hu's administration distinguished itself by its hard-line stance against dissidents, intellectuals, and activists, intensifying a far-reaching and severe...

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China: Dissident Internet writer formally arrested

January 30, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York. January 30, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists deplores the January 20 arrest of Internet writer Yang Tongyan (known by his pen name Yang Tianshui) on suspicion of "subversion of state authority." Relatives received formal notice of the arrest...

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China: Internet writer still in detention after nearly a month

January 17, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 17, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned about the well-being of dissident Internet writer Yang Tongyan (commonly known as Yang Tianshui), who was detained by plainclothes police in Nanjing late last month. Yang's family has...

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Chinese court upholds prison term for Internet writer

December 28, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, December 28, 2005—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns Thursday's court decision upholding the conviction of Internet writer Zheng Yichun on charges of "inciting subversion" for his articles criticizing the government. The Liaoning Supreme People's Court rejected Zheng's appeal,...

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Jail sentence for online writer, the third this year

September 22, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, September 22, 2005— The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction of freelance journalist Zheng Yichun, the third Internet journalist this year to be sentenced to jail by Chinese authorities. A court in the northeastern port city...

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CHINA

April 26, 2005 12:00 PM ET

APRIL 26, 2005 Posted: May 3, 2005 Zheng Yichun, freelance LEGAL ACTION, IMPRISONED Zheng was tried in Yingkou Intermediate Court on charges of inciting subversion. A prolific Internet writer and poet, he had been imprisoned since December 3 after writing...

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