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这是一个吃人的社会 | 包龙军

Published on Apr 22nd, 2019

鉴于中国继续使用其恐怖体系指定居所监视居住(RSDL),用以消失异议人士,尤其是记者、律师、人权捍卫者、NGO工作者群体,以及几位佳士运动支持者也被该系统失踪。保护卫士将陆续发布一系列由经历过该系统失踪的受害人亲笔证词。其中一些人冒着巨大风险公开分享他们的经历,这些经历也将为未来受害者提供关键启发,帮助他们以更好的状态应对糟糕的状况,了解如何保护自己和他人。一系列这样的短篇亲笔讲述,连同分析该体系的章节,包括针对该制度最全面的法律分析,均可在《失踪人民共和国》书中读到。   这篇故事来自法律活动人士包龙军,他也是著名维权律师王宇的丈夫。2015年,他在北京机场被警方带走,当时正送十几岁的儿子去澳大利亚留学。包龙军和其妻分别在机场以及午夜在公寓的失踪,成为了709大抓捕的开端。他们二位将在接下来的半年中被以指定居所监视居住的名义单独监禁。以下是他的讲述。   其他已发布失踪受害者证词可在此处阅读: 谢燕益 (第二部分), 李方平, 寇延丁 彼得・达林   —   加强讯问   包龙军,男,1970年出生于内蒙古。一位长期的法律维权活动者。他与妻子人权律师王宇(第三章)以及失踪的人权律师王全璋都曾为锋锐律师事务所工作过。 包是2015年夏天针对人权律师的“709大抓捕”中第一位失踪的人士。他与儿子原本于北京机场准备登上去往他儿子即将就学的澳大利亚的飞机,而被警方从机场带走。当晚,警察也搜捕了他们在北京的家,并且将他的妻子绑架。他们夫妻都被置于指定居所监视居住,并持续被关押一年多后才最终获得自由。 —   这是一个吃人的社会 | 包龙军   如果你愿意想象,某些人能够怎样毫不犹豫、毫不踌躇而且毫无怜悯之心地,将极大的痛苦施加到跟他们同样的人身上,如果你想清楚地了解,人的心灵可以充溢什么样的痛苦、什么样的创伤、什么样的强烈憎恨,那就请您把这些笔记读一下吧。 ——希尔德烈斯《白奴》   早在“709大抓捕”事件之前,我就有了一些预感,与其说是预感,倒还不如说是征兆。大概是在2015年6月,天津一家不知名网站发出的一篇小文,竞相被人民网、新华网、央视网、正义网等官方媒体疯狂转载,很快成为其他各大网络媒体的头条。后来,就连手机新闻上,都滚动播出了这篇文笔低劣的小文。 这篇内容低俗、通篇谎言的文章,对我妻子王宇进行了全面的抹黑、污蔑。如说她“拿着假律师证四处活跃在敏感事件现场”、“她老家小区保安说她是个泼妇”、“拒不执行生效的法院判决”,等等。 其实,这篇文章如此传播后,当时不管是律师们,还是我一家,都清楚地明白了当局的用意,他们要对王宇动手了。但令我想象不到的是,事情竟来得这么快、这么猛、这么凶,而且,是先从抓捕我开始的。因为我做梦都没想过,我也会成为他们抓捕的目标。 7月9日,是我送儿子包卓轩去澳大利亚墨尔本读高中的日子。我们要乘坐的是9日凌晨1点多的飞机,在首都机场2号航站楼登机。我一直怀疑,是不是我的这次出国举动,加快了当局抓捕的步伐? 当时,我和儿子提着行李箱,走在空旷的候机楼里。正想进入国际候机厅,却被一名女机场工作人员拦住,要求我们出示护照,才能进入由简易胶合板隔开的国际候机厅。在被查验了护照后,通过通道就是一台安检机。过完这道安检,就是国际候机厅了。…

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Hidden in Detention

Published on Feb 13th, 2019

Hidden in Detention   How the CCP disappears its critics, even after arrest   This brief paper looks into how critics are effectively disappeared after arrest, while awaiting trial, by…

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Opinion News

BBC Journalists Union Condemns China’s Broadcaster CCTV

Published on Dec 22nd, 2018

BBC Journalists Union Condemns China’s Broadcaster CCTV and Supports Ofcom Complaint on Forced Confessions   BBC World News AGM: Chapel Meeting – Friday 21st December 2018 1.30pm, Richard Dimbleby Room, B1 NBH  …

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RSDLmonitor Reports

CCTV complaint to OFCOM

Published on Nov 19th, 2018

Below is the official, redacted, version of the full complaint filed against CCTV for its operations in the United Kingdom, with the Office of Communications (Ofcom) on November 23, 2018.…

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Book release: Trial By Media

Published on Nov 12th, 2018

On November 23, 2018, Safeguard Defenders will release its next book, Trial By Media – China’s new show trials, and the global expansion of Chinese media, edited by Peter Dahlin.…

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Opinion News

Immediately and Unconditionally Release Huang Qi

Published on Nov 3rd, 2018

China: Immediately and Unconditionally Release Huang Qi & Ensure Access to Prompt Medical Care for all Detained Human Rights Defenders A group of 14 NGO’s call for Huang Qi’s release…

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Incommunicado detention must go, say UN experts

Published on Oct 24th, 2018

Background: On May 16, 2018, a joint submission was made by Network of Chinese Human Rights Defenders (CHRD), International Service for Human Rights (ISHR), the Rights Practice, and Safeguard Defenders, to…

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Bảo vệ kỹ thuật số thực hành

Published on Oct 20th, 2018

  Hướng dẫn bảo mật kỹ thuật số thực hành phiên bản tiếng Việt trên RSDLmonitor.com Bảo vệ kỹ thuật số thực hành là một tài liệu hướng dẫn tự…

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Practical Digital Protection

Published on Oct 15th, 2018

Note: The self-study manuals developed under the name Practical Digital Protection will be hosted on RSDLmonitor while practicaldigitalprotection.com undergoes major re-design. Practical Digital Protection is a full, self-study styled, manual…

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Statement on rejection of appeal by Tashi Wangchuk

Published on Aug 25th, 2018

Statement on rejection of appeal for Tashi Wangchuk, by Safeguard Defenders, Human Rights Watch, PEN America, Free Tibet, Human Rights in China, International Service for Human Rights, International Tibet Network,…

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Forced TV Confessions database

Published on Aug 6th, 2018

UPDATED: An updated version of the database on China’s use of Forced TV Confessions is now available. Easier, better looking and more informative, the spreadsheet database can be downloaded below.…

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RSDL round-up for June

Published on Jun 27th, 2018

This is a monthly round-up of all news related to Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) in China. It includes updates on victims, legal developments and commentary on China’s legalized practice…

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Opinion News

Adrian Zenz speaks about mass disappearances in Xinjiang

Published on Jun 25th, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbvSdR0y9Bc In recent months news that China is rounding up Muslims (mostly Uighurs) en masse in its northwestern Xinjiang region to political re-education camps has shocked many, although the story…

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RSDL round-up for May

Published on May 29th, 2018

This is a monthly round-up of all news related to Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) in China. It includes updates on victims, legal developments and commentary on China’s legalized…

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First death reported in new Liuzhi system

Published on May 9th, 2018

Screenshot from aboluowang.com. The first death under liuzhi (留置), a new custodial system in China over Communist Party members and government workers that is completely outside judicial control was reported…

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RSDL round-up for April

Published on Apr 30th, 2018

This is a monthly round-up of all news related to Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) in China. It includes updates on victims, legal developments and commentary on China’s legalized…

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RSDL round-up for March

Published on Mar 30th, 2018

This is a monthly round-up of all news related to Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) in China. It includes updates on victims, legal developments and commentary on China’s…

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Stories Opinion

Why do they add that extra layer of cruelty?

Published on Mar 10th, 2018

The most chilling aspect of Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) is the fact that it’s allowed under the law, according to Chinese independent journalist and writer Zhao Sile…

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RSDL round-up for February

Published on Mar 2nd, 2018

This is a monthly round-up of all news related to Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) in China. It includes updates on victims, legal developments and commentary on China’s…

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Stories People

Gui Minhai by his friends and family

Published on Feb 19th, 2018

  Gui Minhai – the Swedish man now held in secret detention for the second time in China — is usually referred to as a bookseller or a publisher. But…

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RSDL round-up for January

Published on Feb 2nd, 2018

This is a monthly round-up of all news related to Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) in China. It includes updates on victims, legal developments and commentary on China’s…

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People Opinion News

The second disappearance of Gui Minhai

Published on Jan 28th, 2018

Swedish publisher Gui Minhai has disappeared for the second time in China. On 20 January Gui was travelling by train to Beijing in the company of two Swedish consular staff…

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Opinion News

Why is RSDL the most feared type of detention in China?

Published on Jan 11th, 2018

Editor of The People’s Republic of the Disappeared, Michael Caster, explains the true horror behind China’s Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) to The Diplomat.     The Diplomat: The…

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People Opinion News

Wang Quanzhang: The last missing lawyer

Published on Jan 2nd, 2018

As we enter 2018, Peter Dahlin, the Swedish rights activist, who was himself a victim of Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location in Beijing in early 2016, writes about his…

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RSDL round-up for December

Published on Dec 28th, 2017

This is a monthly round-up of all news related to Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) in China. It includes updates on victims, legal developments and commentary on China’s…

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I didn’t see sunlight for six months

Published on Dec 19th, 2017

  Last week we republished extracts from Lawyer Xie Yanyi’s ((谢燕益) record of secret detention under China’s Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (RSDL) and originally translated by China Change.…

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RSDL Resources

Published on Dec 18th, 2017

Legal name: Residential Surveillance at a Designated Location (or Place); RSDL; and in Chinese, 指定居所监视居住 Well-known victims: Ai Weiwei, Gao Zhisheng, Liu Xiaobo, Wang Yu, the Hong Kong booksellers, Peter…

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My endless nightmare

Published on Nov 26th, 2017

Wang Yu, female, born 1971 in Inner Mongolia, is one of China’s most respected human rights lawyers. In the middle of the night, on 9 July 2015, Wang was abducted…

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