Monthly Archives: 十一月 2014

Q. and A.: Zhang Lifan on the New Chinese Nationalism

By EDWARD WONG and MIA LI NOVEMBER 27, 2014 2:09 AMNovember 27, 2014 2:09 am

The Chinese historian Zhang Lifan has become outspoken in recent years on the need for China to undertake ambitious economic and political changes. His family has been deeply involved in modern Chinese political life: Mr. Zhang’s Continue reading

China Activists Tried for ‘Disturbing Order’

8EDAF97B-C047-4F8B-A49B-1D9B2465E01B_w640_r1_s_cx0_cy4_cw0FILE – Zhang Qing, left, wife of Chinese human rights activist Guo Feixiong, and daughter Yang Tianjiao speak at a press conference before a hearing of a House Foreign Affairs Committee subcommittee in Washington, D.C., October 29,

Last updated on: November 28, 2014 6:29 AM

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Activist for media freedom standing trial in China

By DIDI TANG

Nov. 28, 2014 8:31 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A leading rights activist who organized rallies for media freedom pleaded not guilty to charges of disturbing public order in a Chinese court where he went on trial Friday more than 15 months after being detained. Continue reading

Two Prominent Chinese Activists Set for Trial on Public Order Charges

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Photo courtesy of Guo Feixiong

Authorities in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou will try two prominent rights activists on Friday Continue reading

Prominent China rights lawyer could face harsher charges: attorney

BY SUI-LEE WEE AND MEGHA RAJAGOPALAN

BEIJING Thu Nov 20, 2014 6:00am EST
Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang talks to media in BeijingChinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang talks to media in Beijing in this July 20, 2012 picture.
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(Reuters) – Chinese prosecutors could upgrade the charges against a Continue reading

Tibetan activist-writer challenges China’s ‘rule of law’ rhetoric in new book

WEDNESDAY, 12 NOVEMBER 2014

Di-Lhaden-Picture-edit-234x300Tibetan writer and activist Lhaden. (File/TCHRD)

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has recently obtained a book written by Lhaden, a Tibetan writer and activist living inside Tibet. This latest book, Continue reading

No. 13 Yu ZHANG: Case 50 (1996): Hada, Jailed over Self-Determination

From Wang Shiwei to Liu Xiaobo: Prisoners of Literary Inquisition under Communist Rule in China

HadaHada (November 29, 1955 – ), a Mongolian editor, scholar and social activist, was sentenced in 1996 to 15 years’ imprisonment on charges of “splitting the country” and “espionage” for organizing activities related to ethnic self-determination and autonomy, and for writing and publishing related materials. Continue reading

No. 13 Yu ZHANG: Case 64 (2010): Liu Xiaobo, Winning Prize with No Enemies

From Wang Shiwei to Liu Xiaobo: Prisoners of Literary Inquisition under Communist Rule in China

Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo (28 December 1955- ), a renowned Chinese literary critic, dissident writer and human rights activist, was sentenced to 11 years’ imprisonment for “inciting subversion of state power” based on his writings criticizing the Chinese authorities and his participation in drafting and launching Charter 08. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010.
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