Past Activities

Past activities

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Year 2015


December, 2015
Humanitarian China had issued about 100 small aid to those persecuted in China and helped 14 families who settled overseas in this year.

December 19, 2015
Humanitarian China along with other human rights organizations in Boston Area held a Christmas Card signing event for prisoners of conscience in China. Report: Epoch Times.

December 13, 2015
Humanitarian China and Chinese Democracy Education Foundation held a successful Christmas Card signing event in San Francisco Bay Area for prisoners of conscience in China. Report: FB, RFA, World Journal, NTDTV, Epoch Times.

December 6, 2015
Humanitarian China and China Change held a Christmas Card signing event in the Greater DC area for prisoners of conscience in China. Report: RFA.

October 23, 2015
The home of Shao Jiang, a human rights activist, was searched after he was arrested outside a London reception for President Xi Jinping. Fengsuo Zhou and other local activists protested at British Consulate General in San Francisco.

October 6, 2015
Fengsuo Zhou, the co-founder of Humanitarian China, participated in the rescue effort of Bao Zhuoxuan, the son of rights lawyer Wang Yu. He went to Bangkok, Thailand to receive Bao Zhuoxuan escaping from Myanmar. Unfortunately this rescue attempt failed. Report: The Guardian, Bo Wen Press.

September 10, 2015
A total of $17.122.53 has been collected for the Chinese Human Rights Lawyers’ Fund.

July 15, 2015
In light of the recent crack down on rights lawyers, Humanitarian China has established Chinese Human Rights Lawyers’ Fund and is encouraging people to donate.

July 12, 2015
Humanitarian China and other local organizations protested against the nationwide crackdown on human rights lawyers at Chinese Consulate in San Francisco. Report: RFA 1, RFA 2, Vice.

April-June 2015
Humanitarian China and China Change launched a joint donation drive for Gao Yu. Thanks for your generous support! We have received 71 donations with a total of $12,297.35. Humanitarian China will match the same amount and transfer the fund to Gao Yu’s family for legal, medical and nutrition expenses. Here is the donation report.

June 3, 2015
A candlelight vigil was held in Portsmouth Square to commemorate the June 4 Massacre. Report: text (RFA, Epoch Times, World Journal, Sing Tao, sfnewsfeed.us), video (KTSF, Epoch Times), photo (Live Journal).

May 31, 2015
Humanitarian China joined other local Human Rights groups to commemorate the 26th anniversary of June 4 Massacre in San Francisco Bay Area. A symposium was held to highlight “the imprisoned 89 generation”. Report: text (RFA, World Journal, Epoch Times 1, Epoch Times 2), video (KTSF, NTDTV).

May 25, 2015
The cleansing of Goddess of Democracy rolled out this year’s commemoration of June 4 Massacre. Report: Epoch Times (text, video), NTD TV.

April 6, 2015
So far in this year, Humanitarian China had provided financial support to 30 cases for those suffer from political and religious prosecution in China.

February 2, 2015
Considering the increasingly harsh crackdown on dissidents receiving overseas assistance, Humanitarian China will stop disclosing the names of the recipients of our humanitarian aids. Instead, we will report our work with statistics periodically.

January 1, 2015
Welcome Yaxue Cao-Ritter (曹雅學), the co-founder of the influential human rights web site chinachange.org, to join the board of Humanitarian China.

 

Year 2014


December 31, 2014
Humanitarian China releases its annual report for 2014.

December 21, 2014
Humanitarian China along with other concerned citizens held a successful Christmas Card signing events in the Greater DC area for prisoners of conscience in China. Report: RFA.

December 13, 2014
Humanitarian China along with other human rights organizations in Bay Area held a Christmas Card signing events for prisoners of conscience in China. Report: RFA, Epoch Times, NTDTV.

October 12, 2014
Socked by the news about extremely harsh sentence of a moderate and rational Uighur academic, Ilham Tohti, on charges of “separatism”, Humanitarian China strongly protests such political persecution. A donation campaign for Ilham Tohti had been set up.

Thanks for your enthusiastic support! Phase I of the campaign had collected $5429.63. With $5000 match fund from Humanitarian China, the total is $10429.63. Here is the donation report.

January-July, 2014
Thanks for the help of Friends of Conscience (良心之友) in Hong Kong, Humanitarian China had delivered financial aids to the following dissidents and families in the first half of this year.

June 3, 2014
Fengsuo Zhou returned to Tiananmen Square to commemorate June 4 massacre. He was detained and deported shortly after. (VOA, DW, NTD-TV, NY Times)

May-June, 2014
“June 4” 25th anniversary activities in San Francisco Bay Area: Cleansing of Goddess of Democracy (NTD-TV); Civil Rights Symposium (Epoch Times); Tiananmen University Inauguration (NTD-TV, RFA, RFI); Candlelight vigil (NTD-TV, RFA, Epoch Times, Sing Tao, World Journal); Documentary screening (RFA, NTD-TV).

April 5, 2014
There is a new way to support the causes of Humanitarian China. By shopping at AmazonSmile as usual! Amazon will give 0.5% of the price to Humanitarian China.

March 24, 2014
Congratulate George Ge (葛洵), a veteran Human Rights activist, to be elected to be the President of Humanitarian China.

 

Year 2013


December 31, 2013
Funding of Humanitarian China comes from individual supporters entirely. In 2013, it is the first time that more than 30% of the donation is from supporters beyond our board members. It is a great encouragement for us. We would like to thanks again for all your support.

December 8, 2013
Humanitarian China along with other human rights organizations in Bay Area held a Christmas Card signing events for prisoners of conscience in China. Report: Bay Voice, Epoch Times, RFA, World Journal.

September-October, 2013
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to several dissidents who had been prosecuted by the government recently.

September 19, 2013
Jing Zhao and Morton Sklar met with Yahoo senior officials to discuss the abuses in Yahoo Human Rights Fund management.

September 12, 2013
Humanitarian China provided financial support to Hong Kong Alliance (支聯會) for a permanent June 4 Memorial Museum (六四紀念館) in Hong Kong.

July-August, 2013
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to several dissidents who had been prosecuted by the government in the recent months. Most were active online.

July 23, 2013
Jing Zhao dismissed the lawsuit against Yahoo regarding the mismanagement of its Human Rights Fund. Yahoo agreed to meet and listen to his views and concerns at a later time.

June 27, 2013
Humanitarian China assisted the daughter of Qi Zhiyong (齐志勇), a victim of June 4 Massacre, to study in United States.

June 25, 2013
Qian Wu, President of Humanitarian China, on behalf of Jing Zhao, presented Zhao’s Human Rights proposal at Yahoo Shareholders meeting. It is significant that the proposal received 32% supporting votes from shareholders this year.

June 2, 2013
Humanitarian China joined other local Human Rights groups to commemorate the 24th Anniversary of June 4 Massacre in San Francisco Bay Area. Again, “second generation of June 4” played an important role. Report: KTSF, RFA, Epoch Times.

May, 2013
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to assists the earthquake victims in Yaan (雅安), Sichuan province. Thanks to local volunteers, child clothing was delivered as gifts of Children Festival.

April, 2013
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to the families of veteran human rights activist Zhao Changqing (赵常青) and Hou Yan (侯欣).

April 12, 2013
Jing Zhao’s Human Rights proposal was accepted into Goldman Sachs Proxy Statement. It will be discussed and voted in shareholder meetings in Salt Lake City in May 23.

March, 2013
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to political prisoners: Zhang Huaiyang (张怀阳), Yang Chong (楊崇), Liu shasha (刘沙沙), Zhu Gengsheng (朱更生).

March, 2013
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to the family of June 4 victim Wu Guofeng (吴国锋).

March 3, 2013
The families of Zhu Yufu (朱虞夫) went to United States to appeal for rescue. Humanitarian China provided financial support.

 

Year 2012


December, 2012
Here is a list of people/projects we provided support in 2012, including more than 40 families suffered from political and religious prosecution by the Chinese government.

June 4, 2012
Humanitarian China assisted Zheng Fang (方政) attending June 4 memorial activities in Hong Kong. Text: 1, 2, 3, 4. Image: 1, 2. Video: 1, 2.

June 3, 2012
Humanitarian China and other human rights organizations in Bay Area held a candlelight vigil/concert to commemorate the 23th anniversary of June 4 Massacre. The “second generation of June 4” played an important role the first time. Reports: RFA, Sing Tao, World Journal, Epoch Times (1, 2).

April 30, 2012
Jing Zhao submitted a shareholder’s proposal for Microsoft 2012 annual meeting to establish a Human Rights Committee. The company attorney responded positively and will start dialog on the issue.

April, 2012
Humanitarian China provided aids to a political prisoner for financial and medical need, who is just released from a 11-year prison term.

April, 2012
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to a protester for legal assistance who was detained after urging the officials to release their personal finance information.

February 6, 2012
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to a netizen for medical treatment. He had been prosecuted by police during the Jasmine Revolution last year.

February 4, 2012
Humanitarian China provided financial support to a NGO in China which helps front-line human rights activities.

January 2012
Thanks to Jing Zhao’s persistent effort to push Human Rights policy of international corporations using shareholder proposals. Humanitarian China (p.2) and Zhao’s proposals (p.41-42) are listed in The Proxy Review, which the Chicago Tribune called the “Bible for socially progressive foundations, religious groups, pension funds, and tax-exempt organizations”.

January 6, 2012
Welcome Qian Wu (吴倩), a veteran Human Rights activist, to join the board of Humanitarian China. Qianjin Zhang was elected to be the President of Humanitarian China. Click here for the administrative team.

 

Year 2011


December 11, 2011
Humanitarian China and other concerned overseas Chinese signed Christmas cards to political prisoners in China. Report: RFA, Epoch Times, World Journal.

October 18, 2011
Sadly April 5 movement hero Liu Di passed away. Qianjin Zhang attended the memorial service .

October 15, 2011
Humanitarian China provided financial aid to veteran human right activities Liu Di (刘迪) for medical treatment.

October 10, 2011
Jing Zhao and Morton Sklar met with HP officials who are responsible to its Human Rights policy. The process was not easy. But it had started.

September 22, 2011
After learning the harassment she had suffered from the police, Qianjin Zhang helped the daughter of Xianbin Liu (刘贤斌) starting a new life in the Bay Area without fear. Zhang appealed to the public to assist the children of the politically prosecuted in China (RFA: 1 , 2 )

August, 2011
Humanitarian China helped a relative of a June 4 massacre victim in Beijing for medical treatment.

August 23/25, 2011
Jing Zhao and Morton Sklar had meetings with Intel and Cisco . The meeting with Intel was open and constructive. But the meeting with Cisco was a different story.

August 7, 2011
Humanitarian China transferred financial aid to non-government sponsored church in Beijing from supporters.

August 1, 2011
Humanitarian China welcomed Hong Kong Alliance delegate to visit San Francisco. Public activities included flower offering to Goddess of Democracy and welcome dinner/public forum. Report: Sing Tao , RFA , Boxun , World Journal ( 1 , 2 ).

June 23, 2011
Humanitarian China held a welcome gathering for widow of June 4 massacre victim Yu Di (于地), Liping Xu, to arrive in Bay Area.

June 4, 2011
Humanitarian China commemorated the 22th anniversary of June 4 massacre in public forum and candle light vigil. Fengsuo Zhou disclosed evidence of a massacre victim provided by widow of Yu Di (于地). Forum: Epoch Times , Singtao . Vigil: Epoch Times , RFA , World Journal .

June 3, 2011
Fengsuo Zhou and Qianjin Zhang joined protest against June 4 massacre in front of Chinese Consulate in San Francisco. Report: Canyu , RFA .

May 29, 2011
June 4 memorial activities in San Francisco Bay Area kicked off with cleansing of Goddess of Democracy in Portsmouth Square, China town. Report: RFA , World Journal , Epoch Times .

May 5, 2011
Jing Zhao and Morton Sklar had a successful meeting with Intel officials, which provided a framework for future discussions.

April 25, 2011
To extend our helping hands beyond races and national borders, Humanitarian China channeled donation to Japan earthquake and tsunami victims through a local NGO.

April 24, 2011
Jing Zhao’s David-vs-Goliath style fight for human rights policies with Yahoo was quoted in a CNN article .

April 5, 2011
Victory: Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sided with Jing Zhao regarding the dispute with Yahoo on the shareholder proposals about human rights policy. Afterward, Yahoo contacted Zhao for further discussion.

February 2, 2011
Jing Zhao had a constructive meeting with Intel officials to push for human rights policy. He agreed to withdraw the proposal in the shareholders meeting and in return to have a constant communication channel with Intel in the long term.

January 30, 2011
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to a newly released political prison for medical treatment.

January 30, 2011
Humanitaian China, Chinese Democracy Education Foundation and other Bay Area organizations held a public memorial for Szeto Wah, a pro-democracy movement leader from Hong Kong. Report: Epoch Times, RFA, World Journal and KTSF.

January 27, 2011
Jing Zhao attended Visa shareholders meeting to advocate a human rights policy. A frank discussion was conducted with Visa officials regarding lack of such policy.

January 22, 2011
Humanitaian China, Councilman Barry Chang, other organizations and concerned individuals in Bay Area once again held the Chinese new year cards signing for political prisoners in China. Report: RFA.

January, 2011
Humanitarian China provided financial aids to 15 released prisons of conscience in Beijing who face hardship due to political prosecution.

 

Year 2010


December 18, 2010
Humanitaian China, Silicon Valley for Democratic China (SVDC), other organizations and concerned individuals in Bay Area held the 21th annual Holidays Card signing event for political prisoners in China. Report: Epoch Times, World Journal  and RFA.

December 10, 2010
Zheng Fang (方政) attended Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Here are his encounter of  anti-Liu Xiaobo protesters on his way to the venue and the reflection on the ceremony. The trip expense was listed here.

December, 2010
Humanitarian China thanked supporters and sent out work report for 2010.

November 2, 2010
Zheng Fang (方政), whose both legs crushed by an PLA tank during the 64 massacre and a 64 project volunteer of Humanitarian China, had received the invitation to attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. Report: World Journal, Boxun. Thanks for the overwhelming donation to support his trip. The remaining fund will be used to help 64 victims and their families.

October 26, 2010
Humanitarian China issued a press release demanding the immediate release of Mou Yanxi (牟彦希). She was arrested simply because of joking about celebrating Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize. Latest development: Ms. Mou had returned home. However her cell phone and computer were still taken by the police.

October 15, 2010
Humanitarian China directors, Fengsuo Zhou and Qianjin Zhang, represented Jing Zhao to attend Cisco annual meeting. Fengsuo Zhou urged the 300 plus Cisco shareholders not to be an accomplice of the oppression of human rights in China while pursuing commercial interest. The motion won 1% of shareholder support.

October 9, 2010
Humanitarian China hosted a seminar titled “Liu Xiaobo and the future of China”. Yu Jie, a Chinese writer and Mr. Liu’s long time friend, shared the stories about Mr. Liu.

September 8, 2010
Humanitarian China provided financial aid to an ex-college professor 張忠順. He was sent to prison for 3 years after displaying 6-4 video footage in his class. The school laid him off after his release from prison.

September 3, 2010
Jing Zhao and Morton Sklar met with senior Cisco officials responsible for its human rights policy. Both sides agreed this was a constructive meeting. Report: RFA.

August 11, 2010
Humanitarian China sponsored Zizi Foundation to provide supply for a primary school affected by the Sichuan earthquake last year.

August 5, 2010
Thanks for the generous support of our donors. Humanitarian China collected $9871 during the donation drive for Yu Dongyue’s and Yu Zhijian’s families. HC will match the same amount to help these two families.

July 24, 2010
Humanitarian China published its first handbook which is a collection of organization documents, activities and letters. It is available in paper and electronic formats.

July 19, 2010
Jing Zhao, Humanitarian China directors and Morton Sklar met with legal officials of Cisco to discuss human rights issue in China.

June 24, 2010
On behalf of Visual Artists Guild and Xiangyang Li, Humanitarian China delivered financial aid to the family of  Tan Zuoren (谭作人) who was sentenced to 5 years because of his 6-4 articles.

June 18, 2010
The health of Li Hong (力虹), a dissident writer from Zhejiang jailed due to his articles, had deteriorated in recent days. Humanitarian China provided aid for his medical treatment.

June 12, 2010
Humanitarian China invited Yu Dongyue and Yu Zhijian’s families to visit SF Bay Area. A BBQ party was hold to welcome their arrival ( 1, 2).

June 4, 2010
6-4 anniversary in San Francisco. World Journal ( 1, 2). RFA. Epoch Times ( 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). TV ( ABC, CBS, KTSF, NTDTV). YouTube.

June 3, 2010
Night of China: Candlelight Prayer in Los Angeles.

June 1, 2010
Welcome Morton Sklar to become Humanitarian China’s Advisor. Mr. Sklar was one of the attorneys to bring the case against Yahoo.

May 30, 2010
6-4 memorial forum: Epoch Times, World Journal, RFA, NTDTV. Cleansing of Goddess of Democracy/Support of Hong Kong Alliance: Epoch Times, RFA.

May 13, 2010
Jing Zhao of Humanitarian China submitted proposal to Google Shareholder Meeting regarding human rights policy in China. It received almost 10 million votes. Report: RFA, Youtube.

May 12, 2010
Humanitarian China provided financial aid to the family of Pastor Wang (王岛) in Guangzhou, whose family church has been harassed by police continuously.

May 3, 2010
On World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International and Humanitarian China protested in front of Yahoo’s headquarter  for its involvement in violations of the right to freedom of expression in China.

April, 2010
Humanitarian China delivered financial aid to 20 families who suffered the greatest loss in the Qinghai earthquake.

March, 2010
Humanitarian China on behalf of Mr. Li provided aid to Mr. Tan’s family.

March 16, 2010
Chinese Democracy Education Foundation  presented a special award to Tony Ma, the Honor President of Humanitarian China. Sadly Tony passed away on April 22.

March, 2010
Provided financial aid to the wife and children of a political prisoner in Hunan. He has been jailed multiple times since he joined the student movement in 1989.

February, 2010
Worked with Jesus Society to successfully put a human rights proposal to the upcoming Chevron shareholder meeting. This is a win-win-win for all three parties.

 

Year 2009


December 16, 2009
Supporting Feng Zhenghu at Narita Airport.

December 13, 2009
We held the 20th event in Los Altos library to sign Christmas/New Year cards to political prisoners in China. Media reports:  Epoch Times, RFA.

October 8, 2009
Video: Dance with Fang Zheng. The Washington Times: Dance with Freedom.

October 5, 2009
Fang Zheng in Washington, DC.

August 13, 2009
We supported Sichuan Earthquake victims through Zizi Li Panda foundation.

June 30, 2009
We supported Mr. Feng Zhenghu’s right and action to return home in China from Japan.

June 28, 2009
We sent humanitarian aid to 10 “criminals” released from jail for their rebellion in June 1989 in Beijing.

June 26, 2009
Humanitarian China was awarded a grant from The Cape Cod Foundation. The donor is the Chai-Maginn Foundation fund.

June 4, 2009
Humanitarian China received grant from Lake Foundation to help Mr. Fang Zheng’s family’s new life in the U.S.

June 1, 2009
Humanitarian China received grant from Jenzabar Foundation to help Mr. Fang Zheng’s family’s new life in the U.S.

June, 2009
June 4th Appeal.

May 31, 2009
Humanitarian China and Chinese Democracy Education Foundation organized activities to commemorate the 20 th anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre in Beijing. Report: pictures, 博讯 and press release.

Feb. 26, 2009
Fang Zheng 方政 and his family arrived San Francisco by Humanitarian China’s invitation. Reports by  博讯 Voice of America 美国之音 and Radio Free Asia  自由亚洲电台. Donation to help them settle down in the U.S.

 

Year 2008


August 8, 2008
Donations update  for Sichuan earthquake.

July 3, 2008
Press release  regarding political intervention on earthquake relief distribution.

May 31, 2008
HC donation arrived the epicenter.

May 28, 2008
Updated info of the Sichuan earthquake’s direct and independent people-to-people relief activities. HC Chengdu Representative’s Mianzhu report.

May 26, 2008
HC distributed 5 ton rice to victims.

May 12, 2008
We wired our first donation to our Chengdu representative to the Sichuan earthquake. We are working with other Chinese NGOs (NPOs) to contribute rebuilding the area, especially collapsed schools.

 

Year 2007


December 16, 2007
Civil Rights & Livelihood Watch (Hubei) and HC signed a legal agreement to work together.

 

Last updated: 2016-04-10 08:41 PM