Activist Hu Jia’s Family Nightmare
The essay that follows was written by Zeng Jinyan, whose husband, Hu Jia, has been prominently involved in act...
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An outspoken Chinese dissident has been arrested following a television interview in which he criticized the country's ruling Communist Party.
She asked only to have the same rights enjoyed by a man in her country. She took the loudspeaker to expose laws that in Iran left her defenseless and at a disadvantage against men.
Now I know a lot of my friends are going to be very happy about this; a new day has dawned, etc. Personally I found it inexplicable. And disturbing. And vaguely annoying.
A celebration of the men and women who didn't slump, but realised that the worse the world gets, the harder people of goodwill have to work to put it right.
You would never expect attorneys to hold a serious meeting in a McDonald's, but that is where I found myself last Friday when I met with three public interest attorneys, all recently disbarred, in Beijing.
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