EU statement on the charges brought against Pu Zhiqiang

EU statement on the charges brought against Pu Zhiqiang

May 20, 2015 – The charges brought recently against prominent Chinese lawyer, Mr Pu Zhiqiang, who has already spent more than a year in police custody since attending a small private gathering to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square events,...

Beijing Prosecutor brings charges, Pu to stand trial

May 15, 2015 – Beijing Municipal Procuratorate Second Branch said in an announcement on Sina Weibo that Pu Zhiqiang would be tried for “inciting ethnic hatred” and for “picking quarrels and provoking incidents” in a series of comments he had made on the...
Chinese Rights Lawyer Detained in 2014 Will Stand Trial

Chinese Rights Lawyer Detained in 2014 Will Stand Trial

By Chris Buckley, published on The New York Times May 15, 2015 – One of China’s best-known human rights lawyers, Pu Zhiqiang, will stand trial in Beijing on charges of inciting ethnic hatred and picking quarrels, prosecutors said on Friday. Their announcement...