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China Activists

China Unexpectedly Releases 5 Women Activists

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2015 | World

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, April 13 (Reuters) - China has unexpectedly released five women activists on bail, two lawyers said on Monday, after a voca...

The Saga of China's Blind Dissident: Let Obama Be Obama

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Our instincts are to cheer on Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng and use this case to dramatize the flagrant human rights abuses that occur in modern China. However, we must not sensationalize this affair.

Xu Zhiyong And 2 More Activists Released By China Without Explanation

nytimes.com | MICHAEL WINES | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING Chinese authorities unexpectedly released three political activists from detention on Sunday, including one whose case had drawn global attent...