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By Zhang Jiyang, published: February 15, 2014   Following the death of a young Chinese dissident’s father in the hands of the authorities in Qufu, Shangdong (山东曲阜), hometown to none other than Confucius, right around the Chinese New Year, activists from around the country converged on that town to seek the truth, followed by a few rights lawyers. Zhang Jiyang (张激扬), an activist from Sichuan, posted his encounter with the police. –The Editor   When I arrived in Qufu on February 3, other netizens who had arrived earlier had been confined in a guesthouse and monitored. Unable to join them, I checked into a place myself.  The next day two other netizens, one was Lan Zhansheng (兰占生) from Hebei province and the other Lin Xiuli […]

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