updated Sat. May 14, 2022
South China Morning Post
April 25, 2018
A detained Chinese human rights lawyer said he would never agree to be represented by a government-appointed attorney, in a video statement recorded months before his arrest and released on Wednesday. Supporters of Yu Wensheng released the video after his wife was notified by authorities lastÃÂ ...
April 20, 2018
“Overall, they seemed to be aligned with the government and now they face this situation,” said Zhou Fengsuo, a Chinese human rights activist who was a leader in China's 1989 democracy protests and is now based in the US. “This is a pretty common pattern in China where people keep going with theirÃÂ ...
April 14, 2018
For instance, China stopped importing Norwegian salmon after the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to anti-Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo in 2010. Two years later, China stopped exporting rare earth metals to Japan after Japan arrested Chinese fishing boats in theÃÂ ...
April 9, 2018
Van der Bellen also planned to meet with Chinese human rights activists. The delegation signed economic agreements worth some €1.5 billion ($1.84 billion) on Sunday involving 150 Austrian companies, reported the People's Daily Online. Austria, which will hold the rotating EU presidency in the secondÃÂ ...
The Straits Times
April 7, 2018
Google shut down its search engine for China in 2010 after it found accounts of Chinese human rights activists hacked and some US-based online platforms are banned by Beijing. But Apple recently agreed to base its cloud storage for Chinese users in the country, saying it had to comply despite concernsÃÂ ...
March 27, 2018
The Chinese-Norwegian relationship ran into a significant setback in 2010 because Norway's Parliament appointed Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the prize to the incarcerated Chinese human rights activist, Liu Xiaobo. Norway and China finally normalised its diplomatic and political bilateralÃÂ ...
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
March 25, 2018
Whether he knew it or not, he was echoing Chinese human rights activist Chen Guangcheng, who's described the proposed agreement precisely as a “deal with the Devil,” saying, “This will be a shame in Catholic history that can never be washed away.” Retired Cardinal Joseph Zen has spoken in similarlyÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Li, who attended the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., with ChinaAid President Bob Fu and a delegation of Chinese human rights activists just before his death, was frequently targeted by the for his activism. A few months ago, he was kidnapped by Chinese officials in Zhejiang province,ÃÂ ...
March 10, 2018
He called on Chinese people to support Tibetans, saying the imprisonment and death of Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo and the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989 show that the Communist Party of China suppresses Han people as well. "We should unite and work together," he said. Kel SangÃÂ ...
December 25, 2017
A prominent Chinese human rights activist has been jailed eight years in jail for subversion on Tuesday, the harshest sentence to be passed so far in a government crackdown on activism that began more than two years ago. Wu Gan, a blogger better known by his online name of Super Vulgar Butcher,ÃÂ ...
South China Morning Post
August 21, 2017
A Chinese human rights advocate who defended blind activist Chen Guangcheng and lawyer Gao Zhisheng is due to stand trial on subversion charges in central China on Tuesday. Jiang Tianyong is expected to appear in the Changsha Intermediate People's Court in Hunan province on Tuesday morningÃÂ ...
July 15, 2017
Members of Toronto's Chinese community came together to remember Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo at a candlelight vigil outside the Chinese consulate Friday night. The 61-year-old human rights activist died this week after suffering multiple organ failure while undergoing treatment for liver cancer.
July 13, 2017
Liu Xiaobo, Chinese human rights activist and Nobel Peace Laureate, has died in prison. The last time a government let a Nobel Prize winner die in prison was in Nazi Germany. Esther Yu Hsi Lee Twitter Jul 13, 2017, 2:58 pm. SHARE; Facebook ÃÂ· Twitter ÃÂ· Email ÃÂ· SMS ÃÂ· WhatsApp. Share. Protesters display a portrait of jailedÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Chinese human rights activists, from second left, Li Baiguang, Wang Yi, and Yu Jie meet with US President George W. Bush in the White House in 2006. Photo - EPA. Chinese lawyer fought for the poor. Was he killed for it? On February 25, a Chinese human rights lawyer, Li Baiguang, checked into aÃÂ ...