Yang Zili

Chinese Activist Risks Jail with Letter to Obama

Released dissident Yang Zili has written a letter to US president Obama asking for his assistance in gaining medical parole for two other prisoners: Yang’s appeal, made in an open letter, could result in him being...

Snitching for China Leads to Sorrow and Exile

The AP follows up on the saga of Li Yuzhou, who informed on four young activists known as the New Youth Study Group, resulting in their lengthy prison terms. Li is now in Thailand, facing deportation back to China: Li’s...

Two Chinese Dissidents Freed After Years in Prison

Yang Zili and Zhang Honghai, two writers who were imprisoned on charges of subversion, have been released after spending eight years in detention. From the New York Times: “I still don’t understand why were punished so...



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