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This Family Nightmare Is The Price Of Political Expression In China

ChinaFile | Zeng Jinyan | Posted 09.23.2014 | World

Activist Hu Jia’s Family Nightmare The essay that follows was written by Zeng Jinyan, whose husband, Hu Jia, has been prominently involved in...

Journalists Roughed Up By Chinese Police

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Several journalists were roughed up by Chinese police outside a Beijing courthouse on Wednesday. The journalists were reporting on the trial of Xu ...

Blind Chinese Dissident's Family Gets Passports On Eve Of Summit

AP | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Family members of a Chinese activist who fled house arrest and later moved to the U.S. have been granted passports so they can travel outsi...

Chinese Police Say Activist Suspicious Death Was Suicide

AP | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

BEIJING — Police concluded a Chinese activist found hanging in his hospital room committed suicide, dismissing allegations of foul play from his...

Blind Chinese Activist Arrives In U.S.

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | World

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Blind Chinese activist who escaped house arrest arrives in US after negotiated departure....

Chen's Escape Doesn't Break Laws, But Shames Officials

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 07.01.2012 | World

BEIJING — Dissident lawyer Chen Guangcheng was being held under house arrest illegally, activists say, and his only offense in escaping may have...

Chen Guangcheng's Escape Inspires Activisits

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 06.29.2012 | World

BEIJING — The surprising escape of a blind legal activist from house arrest to the presumed custody of U.S. diplomats is buoying China's embattl...

Prominent Chinese Activist Released From Jail

AP | SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 08.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — A prominent Chinese political activist imprisoned for sedition was released Sunday at the end of his more than three-year sentence, hi...

China Silent On Missing Dissident's Whereabouts

AP | By ISOLDA MORILLO | Posted 06.04.2011 | World

BEIJING -- One of China's most famous contemporary artists remained missing Monday, more than a day after he was blocked from leaving the country and ...

Chinese Civil Rights Activist Beaten After Secretly Recording House Arrest

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A high-profile, blind Chinese grassroots lawyer and his wife were severely beaten after secretly filming a video documenting their house arrest, the G...