Huang Qi

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CPJ calls on Chinese government to release imprisoned journalists

March 12, 2003 12:00 PM ET

March 12, 2003, New York—On the eve of a major leadership change in Beijing, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) calls on the Chinese government to release all journalists who have been jailed for their work. China currently holds 39...

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CPJ condemns illegal detention of Internet publisher

February 28, 2003 12:00 PM ET

February 28, 2003, New York—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the illegal detention of Internet publisher Huang Qi, who has been imprisoned for more than two and a half years without being convicted of any crime. The Chengdu Intermediate...

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Comments on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's Consultation Document

December 9, 2002 12:00 PM ET

December 9, 2002 Comments on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's Consultation Document on proposals to implement Article 23 of the Basic Law* Submitted to the Security Bureau by the Committee to Protect Journalists The Committee to Protect Journalists...

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2002 prison census: 139 journalists jailed

December 3, 2002 7:01 PM ET

There were 139 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2002 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is up significantly from the previous year, when 118 journalists were in jail. An analysis of...

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Activist sentenced to 11 years for downloading articles from Internet

August 6, 2002 12:00 PM ET

New York, August 6, 2002—The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns the recent 11-year sentence handed down to activist Li Dawei for downloading and printing materials from the Internet. This is the longest sentence CPJ has documented for Internet-related...

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Remarks to the Congressional-Executive Committee on China

June 24, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Remarks Presented Before the Congressional-Executive Committee on China By Kavita Menon June 24, 2002 Thank you for inviting the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) to participate in this round-table discussion about media freedom in China. CPJ has been monitoring...

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China: CPJ protests continued detention of Internet publisher

June 3, 2002 12:00 PM ET

Your Excellency: The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) is outraged by the continued detention of Internet publisher Huang Qi, who was arrested on June 3, 2000, and today completes two years in prison. Although Huang was secretly tried on August 14, 2001, authorities have not yet delivered a verdict in his case. In October 1998, Huang Qi and his wife, Zeng Li, launched Tianwang Web site (www.6-4tianwang.com), a missing-persons search service based in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.

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2001 prison census: 118 journalists jailed

March 26, 2002 1:19 PM ET

There were 118 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2001 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is up significantly from the previous year, when 81 journalists were in jail, and represents a return...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: China

March 26, 2002 12:09 PM ET

In 2001, the Chinese government finally achieved two long-standing goals that brought the country closer to full integration in the international community. In July, Beijing won a bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games, and in November, the World Trade...

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Attacks on the Press 2001: Journalists in Prison

March 26, 2002 12:00 PM ET

There were 118 journalists in prison around the world at the end of 2001 who were jailed for practicing their profession. The number is up significantly from the previous year, when 81 journalists were in jail, and represents a return...

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