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China Dissident

Desmond Tutu Starts Change.org Petition To Release Nobel Winner

Posted 12.10.2012 | Impact

When Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 for his dedication to human rights in China, he and his wife were under house arrest. To this day, t...

U.S. Officials Suspected Blind Dissident Had Cancer

Posted 05.07.2012 | World

Foreign Policy reports that when Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng arrived at the U.S. Embassy last week, officials suspected that he may have had ca...

China Demands US Apology In Blind Activist Case

Reuters | Posted 07.03.2012 | World

By Chris Buckley and Paul Eckert BEIJING/WASHINGTON, May 3 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama came under pressure on Thursday to ensur...

United States: Blind China Activist Left US Embassy 'Of His Own Volition'

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2012 | World

BEIJING, May 2 (Reuters) - Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng left the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Wednesday "of his own volition" after six days, the...

Blind Chinese Dissident's Miracle Escape

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | World

By Chris Buckley BEIJING, April 30 (Reuters) - Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's escape from house arrest to U.S. diplomatic protec...

EU Urges China To Show Restraint With Blind Dissident

Reuters | Posted 06.30.2012 | World

BEIJING, April 30 (Reuters) - The European Union on Monday urged China to exercise "utmost restraint" over blind dissident Chen Guangcheng, who esca...

A Look At China's Detained Dissidents

Posted 06.04.2011 | World

The recent disappearance of one of China's most famous contemporary artists sparked new concern for the fate of the country's dissidents. As the A...