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Champion of Human Rights in China Leaves a Tarnished Legacy

Harry Wu at the United States Capitol in 2010

Harry Wu at the United States Capitol in 2010. Credit Mandel Ngan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

WASHINGTON — Harry Wu, who spent 19 years in Chinese labor camps, was a familiar figure on Capitol Hill, delivering searing broadsides against China’s authoritarian government that drew admiration from American politicians condemning the country’s human rights abuses. Continue reading

Tienchi Martin-Liao : Harry Wu: An Amazing Survivor


Harry Wu on Human Rights Day. Image via Wikimedia Commons

Tienchi Martin-Liao pens a different obituary for a former colleague and recently deceased legendary Chinese defender of human rights.

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