Monthly Archives: April 2012

Chen Guangcheng Escapes out of House Arrest

Chen Guangcheng, the blind legal activist, is out of his ‘house arrest’ and at a safe place now, according to China Aid. (in Chinese) Chen Guangcheng was driven to Beijing on 22 April (Sunday) after evading his guards. According to CNN, … Continue reading

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Grassroots Campaigns Support Chen Guangcheng

It looks like a Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) delivery, however it is not. It is a car sticker campaign ─ Free CGC, calling for the freedom of the blind legal advocate Chen Guangcheng. In this campaign, people decorate their cars … Continue reading

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Disabled human rights lawyer Ni Yulan sentenced to jail

Beijing civil rights lawyer Ni Yulan and her husband Dong Jiqin have been sentenced to jail by Beijing Xicheng District Court on April 10, 2012. Both were charged with “picking quarrels, provoking rouble and wilfully destroying private and public property”, … Continue reading

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Woeser and Invisible Tibet

Tsering Woeser is a Chinese poet, writer and blogger, currently living in Beijing. Her blog is Invisible Tibet (Chinese, some translated into English can be read here) that keeps record of happenings in Tibet. In February 2012, Prince Claus Awards … Continue reading

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