Lü Gengsong

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Lü Gengsong

December 12, 2017 4:20 PM ET

Lü, a freelance writer and member of the China Democratic Party, was detained on July 7, 2014, and his home was raided by security officers in Hangzhou city, Zhejiang province. He was charged with subversion of state power on August...

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Two Chinese writers sentenced for 'subversion'

June 17, 2016 2:54 PM ET

New York, June 16, 2016 - Chinese authorities should release Lü Gengsong and Chen Shuqing and drop all charges against them stemming from their writing, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The two were individually sentenced to more than...

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Prominent writer missing after being detained

December 11, 2008 5:25 PM ET

New York, December 11, 2008--The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern for the welfare of prominent activist and writer Liu Xiaobo, who has not been heard from since authorities detained him in Beijing on Monday, according to his wife...

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Releases in China cautiously welcomed

February 11, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, February 11, 2008—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of imprisoned journalist Yu Huafeng on Friday after his sentence was reduced, but remains concerned about conditions for critical reporters in China.   Yu’s appeal lawyer, Pu Zhiqiang,...

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