‘Flee at Once’: China’s Besieged Human Rights Lawyers Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Feature As the global spotlight on the nation’s domestic policies has dimmed, lawyers for dissidents increasingly face a terrible choice: acquiescence or imprisonment. Liang Xiaojun, a Chinese human rights lawyer, in front of a detention center where many of his colleagues have been imprisoned. Credit Credit Giulia Marchi for The New York Times Supported by ByAlex W. Palmer July 25, 2017 阅读简体中文版 閱讀繁體中文版 Liang Xiaojun had just finished breakfast when he received the first instant message: His friends were disappearing from their homes and offices. By itself, this news was unremarkable. As a human rights lawyer in China, Liang had come to accept that periodic spasms of repression were an unavoidable … [Read more...] about ‘Flee at Once’: China’s Besieged Human Rights Lawyers
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John D'Anna and Anne Ryman Arizona Republic Published 2:32 AM EST Nov 7, 2018 Good evening, Arizona! Today is Election Day. Follow @azcpolitics on social media, and use the hashtag #ElectionDayAZ. We'll be filing updates here throughout the day, so check back often. For complete vote tallies, visit results.azcentral.com. 11:15 p.m.: U.S. Senate race too close to call Arizona's costly and contentious Senate race remained a nail-biter late Tuesday night as the contest between Republican Rep. Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema for U.S. Senate was too close to call. Hundreds of thousands of ballots were still uncounted as the two congresswomen were separated by only a few thousand votes. Election officials in Maricopa County, the state's largest, have warned that many votes may not start to be counted until Thursday, according to the Associated Press. With the race so close, neither McSally nor Sinema made any public remarks on Tuesday night. Also … [Read more...] about Arizona election updates: Winners declared as results roll in
John D'Anna and Anne Ryman Arizona Republic Published 9:30 PM EST Nov 6, 2018 Good evening, Arizona! Today is Election Day. Follow @azcpolitics on social media, and use the hashtag #ElectionDayAZ. We'll be filing updates here throughout the day, so check back often. For complete vote tallies, visit results.azcentral.com. 7:30 p.m.: Why a polling station at a Chandler golf school was closed On the night before Election Day, workers set up a polling station at the Golf Academy of America school in Chandler. What they didn't know was that hours before, a federal judge in Alabama had ruled against the financially troubled parent company of the golf school. In court papers, the Education Corporation of America said it faced two foreclosures if it was not allowed to restructure under court supervision and continue receiving moneys from students taking part in federal financial-aid programs. One of those pending foreclosures apparently was in Chandler. Poll workers … [Read more...] about LIVE Arizona election updates: Polls closed; results expected at 8 p.m.