updated Sun. January 22, 2023
The Sydney Morning Herald
April 17, 2018
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 broadcastÃâÃÂ ...
Thomson Reuters Foundation
April 16, 2018
... * 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.
New York Times
April 15, 2018
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 TaipeiÃâÃÂ ...
April 15, 2018
... 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 inÃâÃÂ ...
Radio Free Asia
April 2, 2018
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 herÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2018
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 documentedÃâÃÂ ...
The Daily Herald
March 11, 2018
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 ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 10, 2018
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 theÃâÃÂ ...
Socialist Worker Online
February 27, 2018
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.
February 24, 2018
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.
Radio Free Asia
February 19, 2018
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 BaiyunÃâÃÂ ...
Radio Free Asia
February 16, 2018
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 inÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
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.
Christian Science Monitor
February 2, 2018
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 aÃâÃÂ ...
December 27, 2017
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: AnthonyÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
December 25, 2017
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 nameÃâÃÂ ...
October 12, 2017
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 severalÃâÃÂ ...
August 23, 2017
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 toÃâÃÂ ...