By Ka Pa and Wei Ling
Rights activist Gong Yujian (R) and former Tiananmen student leader Wu’er Kaixi (L) meet in Taiwan in an undated photo.
(Photo courtesy of Gong Yujian)
UPDATED at 12:42 P.M. EST on 26-08-2015
A veteran Chinese dissident who applied for political asylum in Taiwan during a tourist visit to the democratic island has had his application refused, he told RFA on Wednesday.
Gong Yujian, who served time in a labor camp in the wake of the 1989 Tiananmen Continue reading
Chinese activist Gong Yujian displays a document from his 1994 imprisonment in undated photo.
A veteran Chinese dissident who served time in labor camp in the wake of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre has defected to Taiwan during a tourist visit to the democratic island.
Gong Yujian, who began a life of political activism after being heavily influenced by the 1989 pro-democracy movement in Beijing, said he had made the decision Continue reading