Lu Yuyu

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Chinese journalist Lu Yuyu describes abuse and mistreatment over 4 years in prison

Covering protests in China is a difficult and dangerous task, as Lu Yuyu, the founder of the blog Not News, knows firsthand. Lu ran the outlet with his partner, Li Tingyu, with the goal of evading censorship and publishing information about protests throughout the country. Not News covered demonstrations against land grabs, wage disputes, pollution,…

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A protester carrying a defaced Chinese national flag is blocked by a police officer during a march to mourn the death of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, in Hong Kong, July 15, 2017. A court in Dali, China, on August 3, 2017, sentenced journalist Lu Yuyu to four years in prison for his work documenting protests on social media. (Reuters/Bobby Yip)

China sentences journalist Lu Yuyu to four years in prison

Washington, D.C., August 4, 2017–A Chinese court’s sentencing of journalist Lu Yuyu to four years in prison is a further heavy blow to press freedom in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Chinese journalist beaten in detention, lawyer says

New York, September 1, 2016 – Chinese authorities should credibly investigate allegations that prison guards beat online journalist Lu Yuyu in custody and ensure that he gets proper medical treatment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Two Chinese journalists detained for ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’

New York, June 28, 2016 – The Committee to Protect Journalists is alarmed by the detention of Lu Yuyu and Li Tingyu, who systematically document protests on social media websites.

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