Qi Chonghuai

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Chinese journalist released from prison

April 3, 2018 11:25 AM ET

Chinese authorities released freelance journalist Qi Chonghuai from prison in Shandong province on February 13, 2018, after he served over 10 years, according to Radio Free Asia....

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Qi Chonghuai

December 12, 2017 4:22 PM ET

Tengzhou police arrested Qi and charged him with fraud and extortion. He was sentenced initially to four years in prison on May 13, 2008, but new charges and a longer sentence was added the year he was due to be...

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Amid jail releases, Chinese journalist's sentence extended

June 23, 2011 5:31 PM ET

New York, June 23, 2011--Authorities in Shandong should overturn a second prison sentence handed down to freelance journalist Qi Chonghuai just days before the end of his term, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Two of three Chinese journalists...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: China

February 10, 2009 12:42 AM ET

In the year of the “One World, One Dream” Olympics, China’s punitive and highly restrictive press policies became a global issue. International reporters who arrived early to prepare for the Games flocked to cover antigovernment riots in Tibet and...

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Olympics: Dissidents' spouses face great strain

August 8, 2008 5:02 PM ET

Amid the fanfare of the Olympic opening ceremony today, a press release from Human Rights in China highlights pressure on dissidents and their families as Chinese authorities try to quash anything that threatens to disturb the long-awaited Games. Police...

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Chinese journalist sentenced to four years

May 13, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 13, 2008—Qi Chonghuai, a journalist in China’s Shandong province who had written critically about local officials, was sentenced today to four years in prison for fraud and extortion in a trial that lasted 12 hours, according to...

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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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