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The news of Liu's diagnosis shocked and saddened fellow human rights activists in China. "It's known that Liu Xiaobo and his family have made a tremendous sacrifice for the cause of freedom and democracy for China," said Shanghai-based legal scholar ...
Agreed, Vank! Maybe you can exchange a dialogue with someone other than Ainsley Earhardt? Maybe we can exchange a dialogue with the missing Chinese activists who were detained after investigating your shoe factory? But we wouldn't want to make ...

... grand marshals this year include the American Civil Liberties Union, which was chosen for its history of litigation defending gay rights; Brooke Guinan, a transgender woman who works as a firefighter in the city; and Geng Le, a gay rights activist ...
Liu Xiaobo, the jailed Chinese activist who won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize, received a medical parole to be treated for late-stage cancer, and supporters called for his wife, Liu Xia, to be freed from house arrest and allowed to visit him.
Chinese activist and artist Ai Weiwei at the Idomeni refugee camp on the Greek Macedonia border on March 11, 2016 in Idomeni, Greece.
De Chinese mensenrechtenactivist Liu Xiaobo is vrijgelaten. De winnaar van de Nobelprijs voor de Vrede komt om humanitaire redenen vrij. Vorige maand is vastgesteld dat hij leverkanker heeft en niet lang meer te leven heeft. Zijn advocaat zegt dat de ...

China gives 'medical parole' to Nobel-winning Chinese activist who has cancer. Reports said Liu was diagnosed with cancer about a month ago and is currently being treated at a hospital in Liaoning Province in northeast China.
The grand marshals for the parade are NYC's first openly transgender firefighter Brooke Guinan; Krishna Stone, Community Relations Director at Gay Men's Health Crisis; Geng Le, an LGBT rights activist in China and the ACLU and NYCLU, with Gavin Grimm ...
Writing in a news release on their website, they said: "On the eve of China's annual Yulin dog meat festival, Chinese activists have rescued up to 1,000 dogs and cats in Guangzhou from a truck headed to slaughterhouses in southern Guangdong." See also: ...
Beijing - Amnesty International reported on Thursday the detention on June 4 in Beijing of Chinese activist Li Xiaoling for commemorating the 28th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre and urged authorities to release her immediately.
While there are some concerns that the adoption of same-sex marriage in Taiwan would rankle China, activists in China have been celebrating the Taiwan ruling.
INCREDIBLE footage shows a truck packed with thousands of terrified cats and dogs bound for slaughter being stopped by heroic animal activists.
Yet the way the case was handled by Madrid reveals a global trend that has been condemned by human rights organizations worldwide and which is being felt on the ground by Chinese activists who risk their lives by speaking up against their government's ...
HSI's Chinese activist partner, Sean Long, said: "It doesn't look like business as usual at Dongkou market in Yulin.
A bottle of forbidden liquor produced past year by Chinese activists to mark the 1989 military crackdown on Beijing's Tiananmen Square has arrived in Hong Kong after a trip around the world.
When Ivanka Trump announced in March she would take a job at the White House advising her father, labour-rights advocate Li Qiang had found his highest-profile target yet.

Footage of a 2012 incident between the Japanese Coast Guard and Chinese activists trying to land on one of the Senkaku islands shows the Japanese ships trying to divert the Chinese boat with firehoses and eventually physically shouldering it away.
This news follows the disappearance of several labor activists in China last week who were investigating abuses, including salaries lower than China's legal minimum wage and violations of women's rights, at a plant where Ivanka Trump shoes are produced.
For many gay rights activists in China, this estimate would appear ambitious. While homosexuality was taken off China's official list of psychiatric disorders in 2001 and attitudes have improved in recent years, it is still far from easy to be gay in ...
Labor rights activists say the case of three activists in China helps to direct attention on the country's labor abuses and lack of enforcement of labor laws.
This news follows the disappearance of several labor activists in China last week who were investigating abuses, including salaries lower than China's legal minimum wage and violations of women's rights, at a plant where Ivanka Trump shoes are produced.
It is because of questions like this that the Chinese activists will not stop their activism. They know what it's like to live in a country where laws may exist, but reality can tell a very different story.
While Lu was leading the online Anti-Discrimination campaign, Lei Chuang, another Chinese activist, adopted more creative ways to fight against HBV discrimination in the real world.
Three Chinese activists have been detained and face criminal charges after an undercover investigation of working conditions at two factories belonging to the Huajian Group, a supplier of shoes for the Ivanka Trump fashion label.
A number of years ago, along with fellow guides from Sobek Expeditions, I made the first descent of The Great Bend of the Yangtze River in Yunnan Province (described in the book Riding the Dragon's Back, by Christian Kallen and this author).
Jiang Tianyong, a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who was vanished by Chinese security authorities last year, was recently pressed with criminal charges.
Men Investigating Chinese Supplier of Ivanka Trump's Shoe Line Missing, Arrested. Reports state that the Chinese activist, Hua Haifeng, was working undercover for the United States-based China Labor Watch (CLW). But they seem to know anyway, she said ...
Labor-rights group China Labor Watch has sent a four-page appeal to the first daughter and aid to President Trump asking her to help facilitate the release of three activists who were detained in China after investigating factories that supplied shoes ...
Hong Kong: animal rights activists in China are celebrating after the sale of fireflies was banned on several popular online shopping platforms including Taobao, according to a news website report.
Changlan is a Chinese activist facing lengthy jail time for supporting women's rights. More than 370,000 people saw the ads and one out of every nine signed Amnesty's petition.
SHEREE YABLON (@ShereeYablon) June 7, 2017. Ivanka trying a total makeover. My ? - @IvankaTrump how about the activists in China arrested/disappeared investigating your sweat shop? https://t.co/yosF0HKFis. - Amy Siskind (@Amy_Siskind) June 7, ...
A labor activist investigating the factory that makes Ivanka Trump shoes has been detained by the Chinese government. Now his wife is begging Trump to make a public statement to save her husband's life.
Chinese authorities have charged rights activist Jiang Tianyong with subversion of state power, six months after he disappeared and lost contact with his family and lawyers, his wife said Tuesday.
animal rights activists in China are celebrating after the sale of fireflies was banned on several popular online shopping platforms including Taobao, according to a news website report.
Beijing (AP) - Chinese authorities have charged rights activist Jiang Tianyong with subversion of state power, six months after he disappeared and lost contact with his family and lawyers, his wife said Tuesday.
The Washington Post reports that "police detained at least 11 Chinese activists after a pair of small events to commemorate the 28th anniversary of the bloody crackdown.
The Washington Post News Service with Bloomberg News budget for Monday, June 5, 2017. The editors are Patricia Howard and Georganne Coco.
Chinese activists go missing when investigating Ivanka Trump's factory. It's scary enough that two Chinese activists investigating labor abuses at one of Ivanka Trump's Chinese factories have gone missing, while a third was arrested. Making matters ...
pro-democracy activist Andrew To holds a bottle of Baijiu, or sorghum wine, liquor at a tiny museum in Hong Kong, Friday, June 2, 2017, to mark the anniversary of China's 1989 Tiananmen square crackdown.
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. The ...
pro-democracy activist Andrew To holds a bottle of Baijiu, or sorghum wine, liquor at a tiny museum in Hong Kong, Friday, June 2, 2017, to mark the anniversary of China's 1989 Tiananmen square crackdown.
Meanwhile, Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has refused requests for documents by the House Intelligence Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the Russia scandal.
Chinese activist-artist Ai Weiwei has said that US President Donald Trump represents the "brand" for a worldwide movement towards division and hatred.
A few days ago, animal activists in China tried to eradicate the barbaric Yulin festival, by imposing a temporary ban, fine of of up to 100,000 yuan (nearly $15,000) and arrest.
Two Chinese labor activists investigating a factory that produces shoes for Ivanka Trump's brand have gone missing, and a third was recently arrested.
The arrest and disappearance of three labor activists investigating a Chinese company that produces Ivanka Trump shoes in China prompted a call for her brand to stop working with the supplier and raised questions about whether the first family's ...
Two labor activists in China are still missing. They're presumed to be detained by police. We know that a third person is.
(Guardian). Russia Uses Missiles To Hit ISIS Targets In Syria. (Bloomberg). Civilians Still Trapped In Southern Philippines Fighting.
Two Chinese activists who were investigating a factory that supplies Ivanka Trump's fashion brand have gone missing, while a third was arrested, according to a report by the Associated Press.


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