Wei Jingsheng

Mounting Harassment of Chen Guangcheng’s Family

Authorities in Shandong have marked the anniversary of Chen Guangcheng’s escape from illegal house arrest with a mounting campaign of harassment against the family members he left behind, according to his brother Chen...

Cautious Optimism for Chen Guangcheng US Visit

At The New York Times, Philip Pan describes Chen Guangcheng’s story so far: My friendship with Mr. Chen began in the summer of 2005, when a New York University professor, Jerome A. Cohen, arranged for us to meet at a...

Wei Jingsheng: President Obama, Push Back on China

Written by Wei Jingsheng, one of China’s prominent dissidents, from New York Times: Last week, a moderate reformist in China, Liu Xiaobo, was sentenced to 11 years in prison by the Chinese government for the mere act of...

The Cultural Revolution and Beyond РWei Jingsheng (魏京生)

Wei Jingsheng (È≠è‰∫¨Áîü) is one of China’s best-known democracy and human rights activists, now living in the U.S.. This article is based on his presentation at Living Without Freedom, May 5-6, 2007. From Foreign Policy Research Institute website: … During my 18 years in prison, I was kept in strictly solitary confinement for three years. […]

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