Anhui police officer dismissed after refusing to drive dying boy to hospital

| July 7th, 2014
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After a police officer refused to drive a one-year-old to the hospital, the Anhui boy died due to lack of medical treatment on June 30, according to People’s Daily.

Wenfang was playing in the street about noon when he was struck by a car in Fuyang City, located in Anhui province. The responsible car quickly drove away, and the boy’s father rushed to the middle of the street, cradling the seriously injured one-year-old in his arms. Onlookers, […]Read more…

Jiangsu police break up child pornography site with 90,000 members

| June 12th, 2014
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Jiangsu police arrested three men involved in a discontinued child pornography website Modern Express newspaper reported on June 7.

At the site’s peak, “YouYou Resource Network” apparently featured 45,000 pictures and videos of young girls performing sexual acts, and had 90,000 registered members. Three men involved in managing the site were arrested on charges of creating a pornographic site and collecting illegal dues.

Police were tipped off about the site in February 2014, when the Xuzhou “internet police” […]Read more…

The Heroes of Kunming

| March 15th, 2014
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“I’m here, Come and stab me! Come! Come! Come!” – Zhang Liyuan

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In the aftermath of the Kunming Railway Station knife attack, police officers and witnesses are starting to tell their stories. In the midst of evil, bravery came out from many of the officers, security guards, and citizens at the scene. Here are some of them, starting with the train station police officer Zhang Liyuan.

At the scene of the 3-01 Kunming Railway Station knife attack, Zhang Liyuan (张立元), […]Read more…

The WeChat Killers

| March 9th, 2014
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Translated from the Jinling Evening News on March 4:

On October 22, 2013, in Tongda International district of Taiyuan city, Shanxi province, a woman was murdered in her home. The police quickly arrested murderer Li Jian. Li Jian explained that a rich woman named Cao Lihua used a fake corporate WeChat account to recruit the killer, and she personally trained him, meticulously planning for years. Cao Lihua instigated it!

On February 16, 2014, Taiyuan’s office of the procuratorate charged Cao Lihua and […]Read more…

Gun control works in China

| March 4th, 2014
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In the wake of a massive knife attack at the Kunming Railway Station, Chinese netizens have praised China’s gun control measures on Weibo.

“The only thing I can rejoice in is China’s gun ban,” International Business Times quotes one user. “It is difficult to imagine the amount of innocent lives that could have been taken otherwise.”

American gun rights supporters, on the other hand, have mocked the attack as an example of the failure of gun control. “Another win for gun control,” […]Read more…

Argument over Diaoyu Islands causes fatal bar fight in Hainan

| October 17th, 2012
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A village committee member in Hainan is accused of committing homicide after an argument about the Diaoyu Islands ended in murder on September 27. When a discussion in a Wanning city bar got out of hand, a fight ensued and Wang Moucheng is accused of having used a beer bottle to kill Fu Mouming.

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Diaoyu islands demonstrator severally injured Japanese car owner, caught by police

| October 5th, 2012
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From Netease:

Cai, The suspect who severely injured a Japanese car owner at a anti-Japanese / Protecting Diaoyu island demonstration was caught in Henan Province on Oct 2. The case is currently under investigation. On September 15th, Xi’an residence Li Jianli drove his Japanese brand car and encountered the crowd of anti-Japan demonstration. His car was attacked and damaged by dozens of people and his head was struck 4 times by suspect with a U shaped steel lock, which cracked his […]Read more…

“Midnight Struck”, viral video rumors police mob connection in Wuhan

| July 26th, 2012
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Recently, a viral video named “Midnight Struck” (午夜来袭) is circulating on the Internet. (original video on Youku has been deleted) The video was captured by surveillance camera both inside and outside of a shop.  In the video, a group of shirtless men with tattoos gathered in front of a grocery store and constantly kicking the locked gate.  During that time, a police officer appeared in front of the store and communicated with the shirtless men and also with the person […]Read more…

Multiple corpses of children dug out under a bridge in Jiangsu Province

| February 2nd, 2012
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From Netease:

Recently the Chinese netizens are talking about corpses of children dug out under a bridge in Xiangshui County, Yancheng of Jiangsu Province. According to the police, the person who reported the crime Mr. Sun Rongrong was separated with his child’s mother (Wu Weiwei) who took their 4-year-old daughter (Sun Jier) to live with a man in Xiangshui County. The child was dead for unknown reasons on the night of January 21 even before sending to the hospital for rescue. […]Read more…

Police officer ganged up by Chengguan in Henan

| November 20th, 2011
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From Netease:

Among China’s numerous law enforcement ranks, Chengguan (城管: The City Urban Administrative and Law Enforcement Bureau) is perhaps the most feared and despised for their brutality and total disregard of the laws. Google "Chengguan" and thousands of news concerning this law enforcement branch pop up. Thought no longer surprised by news on Chengguan violence, Chinese public are still furious about them. Lately a viral video of a Chengguan squad in Henan province attacking a police officer has caused a […]Read more…

Victim in coward husband rape case attempts suicide after adultery rumor

| November 10th, 2011
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29-year-old Wang Juan curls up in bed, trembling.  She couldn’t eat or drink regularly and attempted suicide several times. She has gone delirious after what happened on Oct 23rd night.

Following up the most talked news in China lately – man cowardly hides next room while wife being raped. According to Netease, the female victim in the rape case attempted suicide because of rumors of calling the incident “adultery” rather than rape.

A pile of microphones and recorders, let’s not talk about […]Read more…

Man hides in next room while wife being abused and raped for 1 hour

| November 8th, 2011
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(From ifeng) In a small rental apartment in Bao’an District, Shenzhen, 29-year-old Wang Juan lies on the bed staring at the ceiling, she looks pale and trembling. Suddenly she sits up, puts her hands in the air and waves frantically and starts crying.  For the past half month, she couldn’t eat or drink regularly and attempted suicide several times. She has gone delirious after what happened on Oct 23rd night. She couldn’t decide which man did more harm to her […]Read more…

For Light, For Time

| October 31st, 2011
Guangcheng, the farthest distance in the world isn’t between life and death, but from the gate of the village to your house.

Cathy is a recent college graduate who tweets here. If you want something translated on ChinaHush, or give her a job, email her at xiaosongbird [at] gmail [dot] com.

On October 16th,  a group of five friends attempted to visit Chen Guangcheng, a Chinese activist who is currently under house arrest in Dong Shigu Village. This is the event that followed.    By Murong Xuecun  Translated by Cathy

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On the evening of October 14th, I was […]Read more…

China’s famous English teacher beats his American wife

| October 6th, 2011
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Early this September, a famous Chinese celebrity Li Yang was exposed in a scandal of domestic violence. Li was probably the most famous English teacher in China, best known for his "Crazy English," a popular method of language learning he invented, in which yelling at the top of one’s lungs is a good way to learn English (yet many criticize it as some sort of travelling preachers or even cult). He married an American wife and the couple had 3 […]Read more…