Court in China Adds Last-Minute Charge Against Rights Leader During Sentencing

Yaxue Cao from China Change
On August 8, 2013, Guo Feixiong (real name Yang Maodong) was arrested and then indicted on charges of “gathering a crowd to disrupt order in a public place.” The heavy sentence came as a shock to everyone following the case. More shockingly, the...

Prominent Advocate Held in Southern China

Chris Buckley
New York Times
Police in southern China have detained Guo Feixiong, an outspoken advocate of democratic rights on charges of disrupting public order.