Maya Wang is a senior China researcher for Human Rights Watch. Her research interests span a wide range of topics in China, Hong Kong, Xinjiang, and Tibet. She has written extensively on the use of torture, arbitrary detention, human rights defenders, civil society, the use of technology in mass surveillance, disability rights, and women’s rights in China. You can follow her on Twitter at @wang_maya.

Last Updated: October 16, 2017

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Political Prisoners in Hong Kong

Jerome A. Cohen, Alvin Y.H. Cheung & more
On August 17, a Hong Kong appeals court sentenced student democracy activists Joshua Wong, Alex Chow, and Nathan Law to six to eight months imprisonment. The three had earlier been convicted of crimes related to unlawful assembly during a...