Hada in an undated photo.
(Photo courtesy of SMHRIC.)
The wife of ethnic Mongolian dissident Hada hit out at the Chinese authorities for continuing to treat her husband as a prisoner in spite of his release after 19 years of jail time.
Photos posted online by the Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center (SMHRIC) showed Chinese state security police guarding Hada closely, from temporary camps with folding beds in the stairwell of his apartment building in the regional capital Hohhot.
“State security agents squeeze themselves in this small space, Continue reading
Hada (L) shares a meal with son Uiles (C) and wife Xinna (R) in a file photo.
Chinese authorities in Inner Mongolia have refused an application by ethnic Mongolian dissident Hada and his son for a passport, to travel overseas to seek medical attention, he told RFA on Thursday. Continue reading
From Wang Shiwei to Liu Xiaobo: Prisoners of Literary Inquisition under Communist Rule in China
Hada (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
Birth date 1955-02-13
Birth place Horchin Right Wing Front Banner, Inner Mongolia Continue reading
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RAPID ACTION NETWORK
31 May 2011
CHINA/INNER MONGOLIA: Leading activist and editor Hada remains detained; fears for safety.
The Writers in Prison Committee of PEN International is seriously concerned by the reported continued detention of Hada, editor of The Voice of the Southern Mongolia and leading rights activist, who completed a fifteen-year prison term for his dissident writings on 10 December 2010 but has apparently not been released. A family source confirmed on 4 May 2011 that Hada’s wife and son have also been held since early December 2010, apparently on politically motivated charges. PEN considers Hada to be detained in violation of his rights to freedom of expression as guaranteed under Article 19 of the United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which China is a signatory, and continues to call for his immediate and unconditional release. PEN is also seeking assurances of his well being from the Chinese authorities, and details of any further charges against him. Continue reading