The conviction last September of three prominent labor activists for “gathering crowds to disturb...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 25, 2011
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...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 8, 2011
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...
by cschultz | Jan 16, 2010
From the Telegraph: The activists, who include one of China’s foremost artists and a Tibetan student in the United States, came forward after Google announced it had suffered a “highly sophisticated” cyber attack in December,...
by Sophie Beach | May 9, 2009
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...
by Liu Yong | Dec 18, 2008
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...
by sjia | Dec 1, 2008
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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