By ALEXANDRA ALTER May 29, 2015
Protesters, including some Chinese writers, at the New York Public Library this week while a Chinese publishing delegation attended BookExpo only blocks away.
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A few years ago, the Chinese writer Murong Xuecun had the kind of Continue reading
Shanghai artist Dai Jianyong demonstrates the ‘Chrysanthemum Face’ in an undated photo.
Photo courtesy of Dai Jianyong
Authorities in Shanghai are holding an outspoken artist and street photographer after he posted satirical images of China’s president online, his lawyer told RFA, Continue reading
Students gather at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, April 22, 1989.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party’s propaganda department has ordered the country’s tightly controlled online media to delete an editorial hitting back at a recent open letter from overseas Continue reading
By Liao Yiwu, translated by Cindy Carter, published: May 24, 2015
My friend Chen Yunfei (陈云飞) has never been of a serious disposition; his mode of dress is, if anything, even less serious. One year on June 4th, the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, he was clad from the waist up in a suit and tie, and from the waist down in a pair of short trousers that made it look from afar as if he weren’t wearing any trousers at all. On that anniversary, he climbed into a blood donation truck parked in Continue reading
May 27, 2015 6:42 PM
A Tibetan mother of two set herself on fire Wednesday to protest China’s repressive policies towards Tibetans.
Sangye Tso, 36, self-immolated in front of a Chinese security and re-education building located Continue reading
Student leader Joshua Wong is scolded by government supporters (L) during a promotional event on electoral reform in Hong Kong, China April 25, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
Tue May 26, 2015 8:19am EDT
KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG | BY ANURADHA RAGHU AND SHAN KAO
Student leader Joshua Wong is scolded by government supporters (L) during a promotional event on electoral reform in Hong Kong, China April 25, 2015.
Malaysia on Tuesday denied entry to a prominent teenage Hong Kong activist for a Continue reading
Tibetans pose for a group photo at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in undated photo.
The ruling Chinese Communist Party has implemented new Continue reading
Pu Zhiqiang (front right) attends a seminar about the Tiananmen crackdown in Beijing, May 3, 2014.
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Jailed rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang dismissed charges of “incitement to racial hatred,” and “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble,” Continue reading