Category Archives: Famous Chinese Political Court Cases 中国政治名案

2009: Defense Plea of Sichuan Dissident Tan Zuoren 谭作人涉嫌煽动颠覆国家政权案 — 夏霖、浦志强两位律师的一审辩护词

After the August 2009 trial of Tan Zuoren there circulated on the Internet in China, and being constantly deleted on Chinese websites, the defense plea in his case.  Tan’s one day trial was held on August 12 in Chengdu. The defense … Continue reading

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2010: Ran Yunfei — “How I Lived My Life in the Year 2010”

I translated this 2010 online article by Chengdu writer Ran Yunfei 冉云飞 when I lived in Chengdu. Ran Yunfei’s writing cover a wide range of topics in literature, history, education and society. While he avoids direct commentary on Chinese politics, … Continue reading

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Liu Xia on Liu Xiaobo’s Medical Leave Request

From Chinese writer  廖亦武 Liao Yiwu   on Twitter and Facebook today Many journalists have been contacting me to ask if Liu Xiaobo and his wife Liu Xia really want to go abroad for medical treatment and how they can … Continue reading

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2009: Translation of Liu Xiaobo Conviction in a Chinese Court

http://freemorenews.com/2009/12/26/liu-xiaobo-first-instance-verdict/ 英文翻译之后有中文原文   Conviction of Liu Xiaobo for Incitement to Overthrow State Power, December 25, 2009 Several errors in the Chinese language transcription of the court verdict text that appeared on-line are corrected in the translation. A scan of the … Continue reading

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English Translation of Excerpt from Yin Shuping’s Rightist Memoir

From Yin Shuping’s Qiuwang 秋望 a memoir of Yin’s imprisonment as a rightist. For more on the author, see Yin Shuping 124. Xu Hongru’s Character and the True and the False Shen Chong In the drier areas of the Jiangnan … Continue reading

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2012: Summary Translation: PLA Navy Colonel Tan Linshu 谭林书 Arrested Because for Harming Chinese National Security by Human Rights Day Protest

Huang Qi’s 64 Tianwang Reports: PLA Navy Colonel Tan Linshu 谭林书 detained on suspicion of subversion; Tan says has been persecuted for 15 years, ever since exposing faking of torpedo test Data.  Some of the recent accusations against him are … Continue reading

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英文翻译:夏商描写他想到山东去看维权人士陈光城时中国公安怎么侵犯公民权利

Writer Xia Shang micro-blogs describing how Shanghai police illegally prevented his meeting with writer Li Chengpeng were deleted.  Xia then converted the ten deleted microblog postings to an image file and posted them again. Twenty-five thousand people “re-tweeted” the image … Continue reading

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