Jiang Xue

Jiang Xue is an independent investigative journalist. She worked as a reporter and editor for multiple prominent Chinese news organizations from 1998 to 2015. She mostly covers China’s legal system and social justice. In 2015, with the increasing censorship in China’s media industry, she decided to leave the newspaper she was working for and became an independent journalist. She has published multiple influential articles about 709 Lawyers’ families on her own social media account. Her mission is to tell the stories of those who are silenced by the Chinese authorities.

Last Updated: October 22, 2019



‘If We Give up on Our Husbands Today, Tomorrow Our Children Will Be Ashamed of Us’

Jiang Xue
This is a story about fear and the attempt to conquer fear. The wives of some of the lawyers who disappeared in China’s “709” crackdown have suffered house arrest, threats, and suppression. In their search to find their husbands, they hope no longer...