Chen Qiushi

A citizen journalist who reported on the 2019 protests in Hong Kong, Chen documented videos of hospitals, funeral homes, and empty streets in Wuhan at the onset of the… More

Xu Zhiyong Advocacy Page

Xu Zhiyong | Status: Detained | China

Xu Zhiyong is a Chinese writer, legal scholar, and civil rights activist who has been an integral member of China’s most important civil rights movements over the last 20… More

Ilham Tohti

Ilham Tohti, Imprisoned in China

Ilham Tohti is a writer and professor from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Tohti’s defense of human rights has made him a target of the Chinese state. More

Liu Yanli

Blogger Liu, who has written about politics and democracy on WeChat since 2009, was detained in 2018 after a six-month period of residential surveillance. She was sentenced to four… More