Press Releases

Du Daobin v. Cisco — Du Daobin Interrogated by Ministry of Public Security

Releases Date: 
Wed, 08/03/2011

By Dan Ward - Ward & Ward, PLLC

Du Daobin, one of three named plaintiffs in a human rights lawsuit brought by Ward & Ward, PLLC against Cisco Systems, Inc. (“Cisco”) alleging knowing and willful enablement of the Chinese Communist Party’s harassment, arrest, and torture of Chinese political activists, was questioned the morning of August 2nd by Chinese Communist Party officials regarding his involvement in the lawsuit.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LAOGAI RESEARCH FOUNDATION UPDATES FINDINGS ON BODY EXHIBITS

Releases Date: 
Fri, 07/15/2011

Cisco Being Sued For Aiding and Abetting in China’s Internet Crackdown

Releases Date: 
Mon, 06/06/2011

Washington, DC- June 6th, 2011  

Harry Wu to speak at National Press Club: Cisco & Human Rights Violations in China

Releases Date: 
Thu, 05/26/2011

Harry Wu, Executive Director of the Laogai Research Foundation, will speak June 7, at 9:30 A.M. in the Murrow/White/Lisagor room at the National Press Club.  Mr. Wu will address Cisco Systems, Inc.'s aiding and abetting in human rights violations in the People's Republic of China, and Cisco's complicity in the monitoring, tracking, harassment, and detention of Chinese dissidents, such as Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo.  Finally, Mr. Wu will address what is being done in the United States to combat Cisco's efforts -- from the Court House to Capitol Hill. 

Laogai Museum Grand Opening a Success

Releases Date: 
Fri, 04/08/2011

Washington, D.C. – April 8, 2011

On April 7th, Laogai Research Foundation (LRF) hosted the grand opening of its fully renovated Laogai Museum at the Foundation’s new offices near Dupont Circle.

Press Release: Harry Wu to Preside Over New Liu Xiaobo Book Release Event at 2011 Taipei International Book Exhibition

Releases Date: 
Tue, 02/08/2011

The Laogai Research Foundation (LRF), directed by Harry Wu, dissident and expert on China’s human rights issues, will participate in the Taipei International Book Exhibition at the Taipei World Trade Center from February 9th through 14th.  In addition to exhibiting LRF's “Black Series,” research reports, and other books published by the Laogai Research Foundation, Mr. Wu will preside over an event promoting LRF's most recently published book, “Strive for Freedom- Selected Writings of Liu Xiaobo.”

CBC Covers LRF's New Report: Canadian Company Importing Chinese Prison-Made Products

Releases Date: 
Mon, 01/10/2011

Last night, Canada's CBC aired an expose on Chinese Laogai forced labor product imports to the Canadian construction company Inland Screw Piling.  The segment featured Laogai Research Foundation's (LRF) latest report "Building on the Backs of Prisoners: Examining the Imports of a Canadian Construction Company," being released today.

HARRY WU TO ATTEND NOBEL CEREMONY IN OSLO THIS WEEK, PARTICIPATE IN PRESS CONFERENCE TUESDAY

Releases Date: 
Mon, 12/06/2010

Former political prisoner and Laogai Research Foundation Founder and Executive Director Harry Wu will travel to Oslo this Thursday to attend the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony in honor of imprisoned winner Liu Xiaobo.  Mr. Liu remains in custody in Jinzhou Prison, Liaoning Province, and will not be released to attend the ceremony.  His wife, Liu Xia, remains under house arrest along with scores of other dissidents in Beijing. 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: HARRY WU WINS TRUMAN-REAGAN MEDAL OF FREEDOM

Releases Date: 
Wed, 11/10/2010

WASHINGTON, DC, November 10, 2010.  Laogai Research Foundation (LRF) Founder and Executive Director Harry Wu, along with distinguished scholar Robert Conquest and Lithuanian politician and activist Emanuelis Zingeris, received the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom from the Victims of Communism Foundation (VOCF) in an awards

Chinese Government Should Free Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo

Releases Date: 
Fri, 10/08/2010

For Immediate Release: Chinese Government Should Free Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo

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