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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 last ...
“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 their ...

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 the ...
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 second ...
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 concerns ...
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 bilateral ...

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 similarly ...
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, ...
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 Sang ...
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, ...
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 morning ...
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.
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 · Twitter · Email · SMS · WhatsApp. Share. Protesters display a portrait of jailed ...
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 a ...
Prominent Chinese human rights activist Yu Wensheng has been charged with inciting subversion of state power after writing a letter calling for democratic reforms. Yu's lawyer, Huang Hanzhong, said police informed his wife of the charge on Saturday. Earlier this month, more than a dozen police officers ...
On 18 January 2018, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Chinese human rights activists Wu Gan and Xie Yang, Taiwanese citizen Lee Ming-cheh, Tibetan activist Tashi Wangchuk and Tibetan Monk Choekyi. Each of these individuals have ...
The New York TimesWu Gan, the Chinese human rights activist known for organizing protests against government officials and agencies accused of abusing their power, was charged with subversion and sentenced to eight years in prison by a Tianjin court near Beijing last week after struggling against the state's authority ...

Wu Gan, the Chinese human rights activist known for organizing protests against government officials and agencies accused of abusing their power, was charged with subversion and sentenced to eight years in prison by a Tianjin court near Beijing last week after struggling against the state's authority for ...
While they are no longer with us, their work has touched many. From American and French music icons Chuck Berry and Johnny Hallyday to beloved American TV star Mary Tyler Moore to Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiabao, VOA's Mariama Diallo reports on some of the famous faces we lost in the ...
Wu Gan criticized the Chinese government for power abuse. He was detained two years ago during a crackdown against human rights activists and lawyers. Chinese human rights activist and blogger Wu Gan has been sentenced to jail for eight years following a secretive trial. He was accused of staging protests against the ...
Beijing A Chinese human rights activist has been jailed for eight years for subversion after a four-month trial that was held in secret. The sentence against Wu Gan is the harshest so far by Beijing in its crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists since 2015 but Mr Wu appeared to receive it as a badge ...
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, ...
Taipei, Dec. 18 (CNA) A human rights activist has been arrested in China after protesting over Linfen Thermal Power Co., a Chinese state-owned company, illegally charging local households for installing devices that can receive natural gas for heating, according to reports on social media. Some 1,000 ...
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 morning ...
On Friday, members of Toronto's Chinese community turned out to the Chinese consulate with posters of late pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. (John Sandeman /CBC). Members of Toronto's Chinese community came together to remember Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo at a candlelight vigil ...
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 · Twitter · Email · SMS · WhatsApp. Share. Protesters display a portrait of jailed ...
The mystery surrounding the fate of a young Chinese activist entangled in a major human rights crackdown has grown after her husband was unable to locate her despite police claims she had been freed from detention. Zhao Wei, a 24-year-old legal assistant, was taken into secret detention in July 2015 at ...
... of the award: German pacifist and journalist Carl von Ossietzky, Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi and Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo.
... in or outside of China – for their work helping Chinese human rights activists or for speaking critically of the Chinese leaders or policies.
... Movements in China held a protest commemorating deceased Chinese human rights activist and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo on Wednesday.
“Over the last several years, we worked hard to support Chinese human rights activists to elevate their voices using UN human rights ...
A Chinese human rights advocate who defended blind activist Chen Guangcheng and lawyer Gao Zhisheng is due to stand trial on subversion ...
“It will only get worse,” said Xiao Qiang, a Chinese human rights activist and an adjunct professor at the University of California, Berkeley, ...
It has been two weeks since the death of Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Chinese human rights activist, Liu Xiaobo. The Beijing government ...
On July 13, the Chinese human-rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo died a prisoner of the regime he had been jailed and ...
At night on the same day, she posted a tribute on Facebook to Chinese human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, who ...
During his last days, the late Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo wrote a powerful love letter to his wife of two decades, Liu Xia. That letter ...
He stole the money set aside for Chinese human-rights activists and he was a serial groper of women. Wu rose to fame when he was arrested ...
Members of Toronto's Chinese community came together to remember Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo at a candlelight vigil outside the ...
Liu Xiaobo, Chinese human rights activist and Nobel Peace Laureate, has died in prison. The last time a government let a Nobel Prize winner ...
Liu Xiaobo, Chinese human rights activist and Nobel Peace Laureate, has died in prison. The last time a government let a Nobel Prize winner ...
... indicating that the Chinese government is not going to cave in under outside pressure," said Hu Jia, a leading Chinese human rights activist ...
Wei Jingsheng, a prominent Chinese human rights activist who was imprisoned in 1994, left for the United States while he was on medical ...
"Xiaobo is out of prison but he and his family are not free at the hospital," said Hu Jia, a leading Chinese human rights activist who has known ...
The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China launched a photo campaign on Saturday demanding the ...
Prominent human rights activist and former lawyer Jiang Tianyong has been missing for over 48 hours, according to his wife. Jiang has not ...
The staff member reported that OHCHR gave names of Chinese human rights activists to the Chinese government. This was when China was trying to get on the ...
Established in January, the Center was founded by ten mostly U.S.-based Chinese human rights activists. Members include Bob Fu, head of ...
And while investigating the attack, Google found that the Gmail accounts of a number of Chinese human-rights activists had been hacked.
Liberationists by Xun Yuezang, like many debut novels, is a work weighed down by its own good intentions. The story is told in the voice of a worried husband in Hong Kong addressing his missing wife, an activist who has disappeared in China.


 

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