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Liu was an LGBT activist in China for a decade before moving to Australia to study for a PhD in digital technology and sexuality. She hosted a pioneering online radio program, LesTalk, allowing Chinese people to talk about queer identity without coming out publicly. She said it was one of the first ...
... * Li's husband missing since 2015 crackdown on activists. * She was detained on seventh day of a protest march. * Initially barricaded in home by agents, neighborhood committee. * Other families also facing "soft" detention by authorities. * They include Liu Xiabo's widow Liu Xia. By Christian Shepherd.
Last year, Taiwan returned a Chinese activist seeking political asylum to China. ... Zhao Sile, a Chinese journalist and author who writes about civil society in China, said Chinese activists have told her that it has become more difficult in the past two years to obtain visas from Taiwan. Ms. Zhao, now in ... Hong Kong
... there have also been instances of it compromising on its political values to avoid angering Beijing, such as returning a Chinese activist seeking political asylum to China, or, citing Chinese journalist and author Zhao Sile (趙思樂), making it harder for Chinese activists to attend workshops or conferences ... Hong Kong Asia
Chinese right activists on Sunday sent birthday wishes to Liu Xia, widow of late Nobel peace laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo, who has been under house arrest since his prize was announced in October 2010. Liu Xia spent her 57th birthday under continued house arrest amid growing calls for ...

LAWRENCE -- Chinese activist and curator of the exhibition "Above Ground: 40 Moments of Transformation" Lu Pin will speak at the Spencer Museum of Art at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Lu's talk will examine the public demonstrations of Young Feminist Activists (YFA) in China that are ...
BEIJING — The day China's ruling Communist Party unveiled a proposal to allow President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely as Mao Zedong did a generation ago, Ma Bo was so shaken he couldn't sleep. So Ma, a renowned writer, wrote a social media post urging the party to remember the history of ...
Many posters have popped up in universities around the globe as a sign of protest from overseas Chinese students proclaiming Xi Jinping is not their president. The protest came following the massive announcement that China is planning to abolish its two-year presidential term limit, ultimately giving Xi the ...
Simon I. reports on the crackdown against eight young leftist activists in China's Guangdong province--and what it may say about future struggles. .... The uncompromising stance they have taken created substantial public pressure and energized various networks of Chinese activists, liberal and leftist alike.
The tech company later apologized and settled a lawsuit brought by the families of Chinese activists. While plenty has changed in China since the events of 2002 — that was more than a decade before the country's longtime ban on video game consoles finally lifted, for example — concerns remain.
Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have confined a rights activist to a psychiatric hospital in spite of her appearing to lack any symptoms of mental illness, fellow activists told RFA. Zhang Qi has been committed to the Guangzhou Baiyun Mental Rehabilitation Hospital in the Baiyun ...
But she herself was detained on Tuesday evening on suspicion of “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble,” a charge commonly used to target government critics and activists in China. Ji, an outspoken petitioner and anti-pollution activist who complained about industrial pollution in her hometown in ...
She and two other Chinese activists had decided to march through the busy shopping area in gowns covered in fake blood to raise awareness about .... But feminist activists in China have continued their work, though the obstacles created by the government sometimes mean they have to get more creative.
A video from a Chinese 'morality school,' intended to teach women to be submissive, has spurred sharp critique from women's rights activists. The presence of these schools in China is raising difficult questions about women's social position in the nation. Chinese women's rights activist Li Maizi poses for a ...
US and Germany call for release of Chinese activist 'Super Vulgar Butcher'. Two countries issue statement calling eight year ... Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Avery Ng (C) holds a poster of jailed Chinese activist Wu Gan, known by the online pseudonym 'Super Vulgar Butcher'. Photograph: Anthony ...

BEIJING — A Chinese human rights activist who went by the online name “Super Vulgar Butcher” and made public shaming of officials a raucous art form was sent to prison for eight years after a court declared him guilty of subversion on Tuesday after an earlier, secretive trial. The activist, whose real name ...
Human rights activist Huang Qi has been in Chinese government custody for nearly a year and is in failing health. The Chinese dissident was critical of the government after the Sichuan earthquake. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Now an update on a Chinese human rights activist we introduced you to several ...
Jiang Tianyong appearing in court in Changsha. He is the latest in a string of prominent human rights lawyers to stand trial for political crimes. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. Human rights activists have denounced as a sham the trial of a leading Chinese civil rights lawyer who authorities claim tried to ...
But 16 Chinese activists, including Wang Dan, Wu'er kaixi, Yan Jiaqi and Wang Juntao, issued a statement criticising that the change, saying that it will create a foundation for lifelong leadership. “We believe that the abolition of this rule is the equivalent of Yuan Shikai's return of imperial dynasty, it is the ...
The tech company later apologized and settled a lawsuit brought by the families of Chinese activists. While plenty has changed in China since the events of 2002 — that was more than a decade before the country's longtime ban on video game consoles finally lifted, for example — concerns remain.
But she herself was detained on Tuesday evening on suspicion of “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble,” a charge commonly used to target government critics and activists in China. Ji, an outspoken petitioner and anti-pollution activist who complained about industrial pollution in her hometown in ...
She and two other Chinese activists had decided to march through the busy shopping area in gowns covered in fake blood to raise awareness about .... But feminist activists in China have continued their work, though the obstacles created by the government sometimes mean they have to get more creative.
Since Zhen's detention, Chinese activists have launched a postcard campaign for his release. According to the overseas rights group, Frontline Defenders, Zhen is also a technical consultant with Human Rights Campaign in China, an advising expert with Chinese Wikipedia, and a project officer of a ...
A video from a Chinese 'morality school,' intended to teach women to be submissive, has spurred sharp critique from women's rights activists. The presence of these schools in China is raising difficult questions about women's social position in the nation. Chinese women's rights activist Li Maizi poses for a ...
BEIJING: Chinese authorities appear to be mounting a smear campaign against a detained human rights lawyer by releasing a seemingly edited police video which shows him resisting arrest and then swinging at an officer, campaigners say. Yu Wensheng was seized Friday by roughly a dozen police, ...
On 18 January 2018, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Chinese human rights activists Wu Gan and Xie Yang, Taiwanese citizen Lee Ming-cheh, Tibetan activist Tashi Wangchuk and Tibetan Monk Choekyi. Each of these individuals have ...
Judy Ho and Norman Ho, wife and son of Allen Ho, receive condolences at the memorial service on Jan 20 in Fremont, California. (Lia Zhu/China Daily). Allen Ho, a longtime activist promoting the reunification of China among members of the Chinese-American community in the San Francisco Bay Area, ...
It was under "residential surveillance instead designated" (RSDL), a detention procedure so seemingly innocuous and feared among activists in China: those who have suffered denounce a system in which torture, Mistreatment and Vexations are order of day. The RSDL, which was codified in 2013 as a ...
Lai Wei'e wants to stay by the side her Chinese human rights advocate husband, Liu Yao, who was recently condemned to a 20-year prison sentence. WORLDCRUNCH. 2018-01-10. It is not unusual for a husband or wife of a jailed political prisoner to campaign for their spouse's release. But the wife of Liu Yao, a Chinese ...
Wu Gan, also known as 'The Butcher,' is seen behind bars at police station in Nanchang city, in eastern China's Jiangxi province, May 19, 2015. AP Photo. Outspoken human rights activist Wu Gan appealed his eight-year jail term for subversion on Monday, arguing his writings and speeches on behalf of ...
Pro-democracy activists hold pictures of Chinese activist Wu Gan near the Chinese central government's liaison office in Hong Kong on Dec. 27. - Kin Cheung,The Associated Press. From The Washington Post: The sweeping campaign by China against human rights defenders took another grim turn this ...
Pro-democracy activists held pictures of Chinese activist Wu Gan near the Chinese central government's liaison office in Hong Kong. Activist Wu Gan, who calls himself the "Ultra Vulgar Butcher" for mocking and pressuring Chinese officials, was given an eight-year prison sentence on charges of subversion ...
US and Germany call for release of Chinese activist 'Super Vulgar Butcher'. Two countries issue statement calling eight year sentence for subversion 'deeply disappointing'. Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Avery Ng (C) holds a poster of jailed Chinese activist Wu Gan, known by the online pseudonym ...
U.S.-based Chinese activist Zhou Fengsuo, who heads the China Human Rights Accountability Center, welcomed the sanctioning of Gao, saying that the administration of President Donald Trump had "delivered on its promises." "Actually the Magnitsky Act isn't only aimed at high-ranking officials; it also ...
Sam Dastyari 'tried to pressure' Tanya Plibersek not to meet with Chinese activist. By Quentin McDermott. Updated 10 Dec 2017, 5:03pmSun 10 Dec 2017, 5:03pm. A composite image of Tanya Plibersek and Sam Dastyari. Photo: Fairfax reported Senator Dastyari sought to pressure Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya ...
Chinese rights activists say they have been warned off any form of public activism or protest on World AIDS Day, in a crackdown on civil society in the country that began around two years ago. Henan-based AIDS activist Sun Ya, a long-time activist with the Beijing-based Aizhixing health rights group, said ...
Human rights activist Huang Qi has been in Chinese government custody for nearly a year and is in failing health. The Chinese dissident was critical of the government after the Sichuan earthquake. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Now an update on a Chinese human rights activist we introduced you to several ...
Chinese activist Jiang Tianyong's subversion trial dismissed as sham. Rights campaigners reject reported 'admission of guilt' by lawyer accused of trying to topple China's one-party state. Jiang Tianyong in court in Changsha. Jiang Tianyong appearing in court in Changsha. He is the latest in a string of ...
Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have confined a rights activist to a psychiatric hospital in spite of her appearing to lack any symptoms of mental illness, fellow activists told RFA. Zhang Qi has been committed to the Guangzhou Baiyun Mental Rehabilitation Hospital in the Baiyun ...
Chinese activists call for the release of detained veteran democracy campaigner Qin Yongmin, founder of the China Human Rights Observer website, in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of an activist. Chinese authorities are holding the head of a human rights group after she supported a number of ...
Beijing A Chinese human rights activist has been jailed for eight years for subversion after a four-month trial that was held in secret. The sentence against Wu Gan is the harshest so far by Beijing in its crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists since 2015 but Mr Wu appeared to receive it as a badge ...
BEIJING — A Chinese human rights activist who went by the online name “Super Vulgar Butcher” and made public shaming of officials a raucous art form was sent to prison for eight years after a court declared him guilty of subversion on Tuesday after an earlier, secretive trial. The activist, whose real name ...
Chinese activists, human rights lawyers, and those who speak critically of the government have come to expect the police arriving at their door to take them into custody, search their belongings, or just to harass them. One night in August 2015, Tianjin police ransacked defense lawyer Li Chunfu's home and ...
Sam Dastyari 'tried to pressure' Tanya Plibersek not to meet with Chinese activist. By Quentin McDermott. Updated 10 Dec 2017, 5:03pmSun 10 Dec 2017, 5:03pm. A composite image of Tanya Plibersek and Sam Dastyari. Photo: Fairfax reported Senator Dastyari sought to pressure Deputy Opposition Leader Tanya ...
Taipei, Dec. 6 (CNA) Chinese writer and democracy activist Yu Jie (余杰) underscored during a recent interview with CNA the important role that Taiwan plays in the global democratic process. According to the famous Chinese dissident, Taiwan has essentially become the only place in Asia where Chinese ...
Chinese rights activists say they have been warned off any form of public activism or protest on World AIDS Day, in a crackdown on civil society in the country that began around two years ago. Henan-based AIDS activist Sun Ya, a long-time activist with the Beijing-based Aizhixing health rights group, said ...
Taipei, Nov. 28 (CNA) Taiwan's government has again called on Beijing to immediately release pro-democracy advocate Lee Ming-che (李明哲) after a Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced him to five years in prison for "subversion of state power." The Yueyang Intermediate People's Court in Hunan ...
FILE - In this May 2, 2012, file photo, human rights activist Jiang Tianyong speaks to journalists outside a hospital after his failed attempt to see blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng who is believed to be seeking treatment in Beijing, China. A court in central China has sentenced Jiang to two.


 

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