Wife of China dissident appeals to Obama and Kerry to aid reunion

The wife of a prominent Chinese dissident appealed to US President Barack Obama on Tuesday to make a public call for her husband to be allowed to travel to the United States, saying he was in "alarmingly poor health" and needed medical treatment.

US rights group says prominent lawyer tortured in jail in China

One of China`s most prominent human rights lawyers, who was released last week after three years in jail, was physically and psychologically abused by prison authorities, a US rights group said.

China frees prominent lawyer who defended religious freedom

China freed a prominent human rights lawyer after three years in prison, his brother told a news agency, ending the latest period of detention for the religious-freedom campaigner whose treatment attracted international condemnation.

Chinese rights lawyer in remote jail denied visits

Gao Zhisheng was jailed last month in Shaya county in the far western Xinjiang region.

‘China dissident-lawyer Gao jailed in far west’

Chinese authorities have jailed the prominent dissident-lawyer Gao Zhisheng in the remote far west, his brother said Monday.

Wife confirms dissident Chinese lawyer is alive

The wife of a dissident Chinese lawyer missing for more than a year confirmed on Monday that he is alive and appealed to the government to allow him to go to the United States.