Lü Gengsong

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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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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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