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Chinese Activists’ Voice Supported By the White House

Today I had the honor to be invited to a White House event with President George W. Bush to commemorate Human Rights Day on the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. More than anything else, the meeting itself showed that the voices of activists inside China are being heard and supported by the White House. President Bush met with me and seven other bloggers and

December 11, 2008

‘Locked Up For Complaining In China’

“In China, if you have a complaint about a corrupt official, or if you have been badly treated by the police, it is hard to get your voice heard.” Chris Hogg reports for BBC from Xingtai, Shangdong: In Shandong province, a small group of people claim they were locked up in a mental institution against their will after they dared to complain about the way the authorities treated

December 10, 2008