Lü Gengsong

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One journalist freed, another sentenced in China

February 5, 2008 12:15 PM ET

Hong Kong, February 5, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned about today's nearly simultaneous sentencing of Chinese journalist Lü Gengsong and the unexpected release on parole of veteran Hong Kong reporter Ching Cheong. "While CPJ welcomes Ching Cheong's release...

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Attacks on the Press 2007: China

February 5, 2008 11:37 AM ET

In a year of internal political wrangling and further emergence on the global stage, Chinese leadership under President Hu Jintao showed a keen awareness of public opinion at home and abroad. But the result was not greater freedom for the...

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Journalist tried on 'subversion' charges

January 22, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 22, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the one-day closed-door trial of imprisoned journalist Lü Gengsong that took place today in Hangzhou, southeast China, and calls on the Chinese government to release him and all journalists held...

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2007 prison census: 127 journalists jailed

December 1, 2007 1:34 PM ET

Detailed accounts of each imprisoned journalist....

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127 journalists in prison as of December 1, 2007

December 1, 2007 12:00 AM ET

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Chinese writer held on vague subversion charge

October 2, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, October 2, 2007—The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the recent arrest of freelance writer Lü Gengsong on subversion charges and calls for his immediate release. Lü’s wife, Wang Xue’e, received notice on Sunday of her husband’s arrest on...

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