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·The Strength to Save Oneself
·讓北京知道 要甚麼樣的未來/苹果日报
·否認屠殺的言論自由?
·Beyond Stability Maintenance-From Surveillance to Elimination/Teng bia
·从稳控模式到扫荡模式
·為自由,免於恐懼越絕壑——記滕彪談中國維權路
·就律协点名维权律师“无照”执业 滕彪答德国之声记者问
·法官如何爱国?
·滕彪给全国律协的公开信
·郑州十君子公民声援团募款倡议书
·Politics of the Death Penalty in China
·What sustains Chinese truth-tellers
·在人权灾难面前不应沉默
·From Stability Maintenance to Wiping Out/Teng biao
·自由不是一個禮物,而是一個任務
·抱薪救火的严打政策
·习近平要回到文革吗?
·中国宪法的结构性缺陷
·25 years later, Tiananmen cause is still costly
·A Chinese activist: Out of prison but not free
·中国人权有进步吗?
·Activist lawyer vows to keep fighting for human rights
·高智晟:走出监狱却没有自由
·VOA时事大家谈:维权/维稳
·和平香港行動呼籲
·沉默的吶喊
·Head Off a Tiananmen Massacre in Hong Kong/Yang jianli,Teng Biao,Hu ji
·滕彪被中国政法大学除名 因参与新公民运动
· Ilham Tohti should get the Nobel peace prize, not life in prison
·受难的伊力哈木
·香港人不会接受一个假选举
· Chinese activist scholar Teng Biao on how Occupy Central affects main
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·« Révolution des parapluies » contre Pékin / Teng biao
·We Stand With You
·从占领中环到伞花革命
·不可承受的革命之重
·中国维权运动的历史和现状
·Don’t Get Too Excited About the Investigation of Zhou Yongkang
·Sensing subversion, China throws the book at kids' libraries
·China’s Unstoppable Lawyers: An Interview With Teng Biao
·专访滕彪:中国那些百折不回的律师们/纽约书评
·法治還是匪治
·努力实现匪治
·Hongkong: the Unbearable Weight of the Revolution
·Courts are told what decision to make in important cases
·RISKY BUSINESS fighting for Human Rights in China
·藏族、維吾爾族、南(内)蒙古族以及漢族活動人士的聯合聲明
·A STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY FROM A TIBETAN, UYGHUR, SOUTHERN MONGOLIAN,
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·如果有人倾听你对 昨夜梦境的复述(诗四首)
·China’s Empty Promise of Rule by Law
·Sensing subversion, China throws the book at kids' libraries
·VOA时事大家谈:中国司法不独立,如何进行司法改革?
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·Selective Blindness over China and Huamn Rights
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·「西方學者自我審查問題嚴重」/BBC
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·学者滕彪等人探望基督徒母亲被殴打/RFA
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What will this crackdown on activists do to China’s nascent civil soc

   
   What will this crackdown on activists do to China’s nascent civil society?
   
   Teng Biao
   


   http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/24/crackdown-activists-china-nascent-civil-society-pu-zhiquaing
   
   
   China’s civil society has little cause for optimism in 2015. The country is now seeing the worst crackdown on lawyers, activists and scholars in decades.
   
   Since Xi Jinping became China’s leader in 2012, at least 500 human rights activists and dissidents have been arrested and sentenced to prison. Rights defenders, minorities, NGOs, the internet, underground churches, universities, journalists and writers have all suffered severe controls and persecution. The authorities have taken their policy of “stability maintenance” a step further – to eliminate China’s nascent civil society altogether. Xi is seeking to destroy the people’s ability to resist by stopping the rise of activist leaders and uprooting all the nodes of civil society, which has been quietly growing for the past 10 years.
   
   The Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti, rights lawyer Tang Jingling, activist Xu Zhiyong and many others have all been arrested or jailed.
   
   
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   Even so, almost no one would have thought that renowned human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang too would lose his freedom. He enjoyed people’s love and respect, and had found ways to bolster both his cases and his own reputation even through state-owned media outlets.
   
   Pu has a knack for hitting the nail on the head when analysing problems, and great foresight for larger issues. He is generous in aiding friends facing difficulties. Tall, handsome, with a strong voice, he fought evil with fury and righteousness in court. In a democratic system, he would have been a charismatic leader.
   
   Yet in the blink of an eye he became a political prisoner charged with the crimes of inciting subversion of state power, picking quarrels and provoking trouble, illegally obtaining personal information and inciting ethnic hatred.
   
   I have known Pu for over a decade. In 2003, after successfully calling for the abolition of an unconstitutional system of detention known as custody and repatriation, I was filled with hope and decided to devote myself to the fight for human rights. Pu persuaded me to join his law firm.
   
   Because of my activities, I was eventually expelled from the university where I worked and disbarred, “disappeared” and tortured. But Pu was never persecuted, despite his boldness.
   
   Pu was involved with the Tiananmen pro-democracy movement in 1989, staying in the square right up until the very end, despite the obvious danger, and was one of the witnesses of the massacre. When writer Tan Zuoren was indicted for his articles on the subject, Pu tried to call former premier Li Peng and Beijing mayor Chen Xitong to give evidence. He defended Tibetan environmentalist Karma Samdrup, artist Ai Weiwei, and Tang Hui – the mother sent to a labour camp for peacefully petitioning against the sentences given to her daughter’s rapists. He played an important role in the successful campaign to abolish the notorious Reeducation Through Labor system, just one of China’s many forms of extrajudicial detention, and was one of the initiators of Charter 08, the call for democratic reforms which landed Nobel peace prizewinner Liu Xiaobo in prison.
   
   
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   On the highly sensitive issues of Xinjiang and Tibet, he called the government’s heavy-handed suppression in Xinjiang and Tibet a “ridiculous national policy” and amazed people by openly calling out Zhou Yongkang, the party’s former security tsar, for his abuse of power in implementing the “stability maintenance” policy. These were all extremely dangerous actions for someone to take in China, but he shrugged off my fears. Three of the four charges against Pu are based merely on around 30 posts on his microblog.
   
   He attributed his ability to avoid persecution to his understanding of politics and his tact. He was so deeply moved by The Lives of Others, a film about the work of the secret police in East Germany, that he purchased many copies of the DVD and handed them out to secret police, hoping this would help them to retain a shred of their humanity. When they illegally put him under house arrest he still tried to calmly reason with them, knowing that to a certain degree these people who did evil things were also victims of the system.
   
   But in the end his judgment and tact were of no avail. Under such a dictatorship, any person with a conscience who puts his or her ideals into practice must be prepared to be arrested. On 3 May 2014, Pu Zhiqiang and a dozen or so scholars held a private symposium to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre. He was arrested shortly afterwards.
   
   So on the one hand, we see the inherent illegitimacy of the existing regime and the abuse of civil rights that is continuously creating conflicts. But on the other there is the expansion of the internet, marketisation, and globalisation, the rise of civic awareness and social movements. The existing ideology continues to lose its appeal, the environment is worsening day by day, and the existing model of development is facing growing crises.
   
   Despite the pressure, civil society in China is prepared to fight for its survival and growth. There will be detours, setbacks, low points and sacrifices, and more people such as Pu will pay a high price. But the motivation for this harsh crackdown is also the evidence that it will not stop China from moving towards becoming a free, democratic country.
(2015/01/24 发表)
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