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2009: Indictment of Tan Zuoren 谭做人 for Subversion

From a Chinese website, a photograph of the indictment of Tan Zuoren charged with subversion for talking about things that happened twenty years ago. One of the things mentioned in the indictment is encouraging people to give blood in remembrance … Continue reading

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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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Ai Xiaoming: The Constitution Insulted, Conscience Humiliated

Zhonghan University (Guanghzou) Chinese Literature Professor  Ai Xiaoming’s open letter to the chief judge who decided the appeal on the case of Tan Zuoren takes apart the reasoning for the verdict piece by piece to demonstrate its baselessness.  The first few paragraphs to … Continue reading

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