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132. CHEN XI

Chen XiPen name                originally CHEN Youcai

Sex                                Male

 Birth date                1954-04-02

Birth place                Guiyang City, Guizhou Province

Resident place         Guiyang City, Guizhou Province Continue reading

CHINA: Another writer handed down a lengthy prison term

6 January 2012
RAN 01/12

CHINA: Another writer handed down a lengthy prison term

The Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of PEN International is dismayed at the conviction of another Chinese writer on subversion charges. Dissident writer Chen Xi was sentenced to ten years in prison on 26 December 2011 for ‘inciting subversion of state power’ in essays published online on overseas websites. Continue reading

PEN Condemns Year-End Convictions of Two Chinese Writers

PEN American

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Larry Siems, (212) 334-1660 ext. 105

New York City, December 27, 2011—PEN American Center reacted angrily to the news that the Chinese government has again used the cover of the year-end holidays to try and sentence two writers to long prison terms for essays they published on overseas websites, calling the timing of the convictions “deliberate and cynical.” Continue reading