Tag: jailed

Zhang Zhan: Lawyer Tortured in Jail for Reporting on the CCP Virus
A Chinese court recently sentenced Zhang Zhan, a 37-year-old lawyer, to four years in prison on charges of reporting on the CCP virus and “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.” It’s an accusation commonly used by...
Paramilitary police officers patrol along a street after the closing session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) in Beijing on May 27, 2020. (Image: GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images) journalists
China Had the Most Jailed Journalists in 2020
The number of journalists jailed worldwide has increased since last year as reported by Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). Both organizations list China as the worst offender for jailing...