Luo Changping

Author and blogger, Luo Changping was arrested in October 2021 for “defaming martyrs” after posting on Weibo a critical review of a film depicting a battle in the Korean… More

Ou Biaofeng

Columnist and online commentator, Biaofeng was detained in 2020 for his online commentary about "ink Girl", an artist who defaced an image of Xi Jinping. He was sentenced to… More

Qiu Ziming La Bi Xiao Qiu

In February 2021, author and blogger Qiu was detained for questioning on Weibo the Chinese government-reported casualty numbers in an India-China border dispute. In May 2021, he was sentenced… More

Wang Yuwen Wang Zang

Poet Wang Zang was taken by police from his home in Chuxiong City in May 2020 and charged in July with “incitement to subvert state power.” Evidence against him… More

Zhang Guiqi Lu Yang

Poet Zhang was taken into police custody in May 2020 and charged with “inciting subversion of state power” a month later. The charge cites as evidence a video of… More

Li Guibao Fat Pig Full Circle Lao Li

After criticizing the government for its handling of COVID-19, playwright and blogger Li was detained in April 2020 and was later sentenced to one year in prison for “picking… More

Chen Yu Zhang Xiaomai

Chen owns an online book retailer that sells foreign-published Christian books to readers living in China. In September 2019, he was detained in Linhai city on suspicion of “illegal… More