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At the Nobel Ceremony: Liu Xiaobo’s Empty Chair

Posted in In the Media on December 17th, 2010    Comment
Professor Perry Link, who attended the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony on December 10 in Oslo, Norway, has posted his thoughts on the event on the New York Review of Books' website at ...read more>>

The missing Nobel laureate

Posted in In the Media on December 10th, 2010    2 Comments
On December 9, the Los Angeles Times published an op-ed piece by CHRD International Director Renee Xia. The full text follows, or it can be viewed on the Times' website at http://articles.latimes.com/2010/dec/09/opinion/la-oe-xia-nobelist-20101209 The ...read more>>

Václav Havel Speaks about Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Prize

Posted in In the Media on December 8th, 2010    Comment
Václav Havel Interview with Aftenposten (Norway) 1. How did you react when you were told that Liu Xiaobo was this year's Nobel Peace Prize Winter? I was very pleased and heartened, of course. I am sure it’s an excellent choice – and not only ...read more>>

Beijing’s Mafia Justice for Lawyer They Won’t Lock Up but Can’t Set Free

Posted in In the Media on June 13th, 2010    Comment
Beijing’s Mafia Justice for Lawyer They Won’t Lock Up but Can’t Set Free Gao Zhisheng’s life is a series of ‘disappearances and releases by Paul Mooney in Beijing South China Morning Post, Jun 13, 2010 Gao Zhisheng , a ...read more>>

Human Rights Leaders in China Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by House Members

Posted in In the Media on February 3rd, 2010    Comment
Activists Chen, Gao & Liu Praised for Courage and Contributions Towards Peace Washington, Feb 2 - Three persecuted Chinese human rights advocates—Chen Guangcheng, Gao Zhisheng, and Liu Xiaobo—are being nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a ...read more>>

US senator asks companies about China rights practices

Posted in In the Media on February 3rd, 2010    Comment
WASHINGTON (AFP) – A US senator on Tuesday asked 30 leading companies, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, IBM, Nokia and Twitter, for information about their human rights practices in China after Google's threat to leave the country over cyberattacks and ...read more>>

During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities

Posted in In the Media on November 18th, 2009    Comment
November 18, 2009 During Visit, Obama Skirts Chinese Political Sensitivities The New York Times BEIJING - Whether by White House design or Chinese insistence, President Obama has steered clear of public meetings with Chinese liberals, free press advocates ...read more>>

Chinese democracy dissident jailed for 13 years

Posted in In the Media on September 2nd, 2009    Comment
Chinese democracy dissident jailed for 13 years Reuters Wednesday, September 2, 2009 9:04 AM BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese dissident Xie Changfa was sentenced to 13 years in jail for "subversion of state power," rights groups said on Wednesday in what they ...read more>>

Chinese Artist Says He Was Barred From Rights Advocate’s Trial

Posted in In the Media on August 12th, 2009    Comment
Chinese Artist Says He Was Barred From Rights Advocate’s Trial By EDWARD WONG The New York Times Published: August 12, 2009 BEIJING — A prominent Chinese artist and frequent critic of the Communist Party said he was hit by police officers and ...read more>>

China opens trial of earthquake critic

Posted in In the Media on August 12th, 2009    Comment
China opens trial of earthquake critic By GILLIAN WONG (AP) – August 13, 2009 BEIJING — The subversion trial of a Chinese activist who had investigated the deaths of thousands of schoolchildren in a massive earthquake opened in southwestern China, ...read more>>