Zeng Jinyan

An Interview with Zeng Jinyan

At The China Story, Elisa Nesossi talks to Zeng Jinyan about activism, human rights, filmmaking and blogging. Zeng highlights the underappreciated contributions and sacrifices of female activists and family members, as well as...

Gmail Users Warned of State-Sponsored Attacks

Google has begun to issue warnings to people whose accounts or computers it believes may have been targeted by unnamed state-sponsored actors. The announcement on the company’s security blog did not specify any particular...

Attempted Visits to Chen Guangcheng Surge

The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs reports on the gathering momentum of efforts to visit civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng and his family, who have been held under house arrest since Chen’s release from prison in...

Prominent China Dissident Hu Jia Freed from Jail: Wife

After three and a half years in prison, activist Hu Jia has been released and returned home to be with his wife and young daughter. From Reuters: Hu was convicted in 2008 for “inciting subversion of state power” for...

Zeng Jinyan: China Votes … On the Internet

On Probe International, activist Zeng Jinyan, whose activist husband Hu Jia is currently in prison, puts together a snapshot of the Internet-enabled independent candidacies for local political office: Some 30 netizens from...

Wife of Jailed China Activist Tells of Eviction Effort

Zeng Jinyan, the wife of imprisoned dissident Hu Jia, has been tweeting in recent days about efforts by authorities in Shenzhen to kick her and her young daughter out of their apartment, just days before her husband is scheduled...

Out of Jail in China, but Not Free

In the New York Times, Did Kirsten Tatlow writes about Zeng Jinyan, wife of imprisoned activist Hu Jia, their three-year-old daughter, and the history of house arrest in China: Baobao’s questions about her father’s incarceration...

Zeng Jinyan: Concerns for Health of Hu Jia in Beijing Prison

Thanks to a translator who prefers to remain anonymous for providing the following: In her blog entry of April 25, Zeng Jinyan discusses how on April 22 she went with their one-year-old child to visit her husband, activist Hu...

Visits To Jailed China Activist Curbed After Award

From AP: Chinese authorities have curbed visits to an imprisoned dissident who was awarded the European Parliament’s top human rights award, his wife said. Zeng Jinyan said she was told of the restriction during a...

China Dissident Wins Rights Prize

BBC reports on the awarding of the Sakharov Prize to Hu Jia and a video message from his wife, Zeng Jinyan, to the European Parliament: Ms Zeng told the parliament Mr Hu had hoped to be China’s last prisoner of conscience...

China 2008: Human Rights

This next installment in the CDT series on important issues facing China in 2008 concerns the state of human rights in China.  See also these previous China 2008 articles: China and the Developing World, Nationalism, Internet...

Deutsche Welle Announces International Weblog Awards

Deutsche Welle’s International Weblog Awards (The BOBs) have been announced. Generación Y, a Cuban blog written by Yoani Sanchez won the Jury Prize for Best Blog. Among many nominated Chinese blogs, Liu Xiaoyuan’s...



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