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‘My Husband Remains in Prison, Long After His Release’: Dissident’s Wife


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

China Denies Ethnic Mongolian Dissident a Passport to Seek Medical Help

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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

No. 13 Yu ZHANG: Case 50 (1996): Hada, Jailed over Self-Determination

From Wang Shiwei to Liu Xiaobo: Prisoners of Literary Inquisition under Communist Rule in China

HadaHada (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