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Leading Chinese human rights activist Hu Shigen sentenced to over 7 years in jail

Leading Chinese human rights activist Hu Shigen sentenced to over 7 years in jail

A prominent Chinese human rights activist was today sentenced to over seven years in prison for subverting state powers, a day after another activist was given a three-year suspended sentence for the same offence.

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested, to be charged with attempt to suicide by fasting

Human rights activist Irom Sharmila re-arrested, to be charged with attempt to suicide by fasting

Manipur’s human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was on Wednesday re-arrested after her health condition declined further.