Tag Archives: human rights

The Death of a Soldier and the Protest in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – Tens of thousands of Taiwanese gathered in downtown Taipei on Saturday, August 3, to protest the death of a 24-year old soldierHung Chung-chiu confined to a brig as punishment for bringing an unauthorised cellphone onto his … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Chinese Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng Wins Lantos Human Rights Prize

On 29 January 2013, Chen Guangcheng receives Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize at U.S. Capitol Ceremony. Tom Lantos Human Rights Prize is named after the late Congressman  Tom Lantos, the only Holocaust survivor ever elected to the US Congress and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng: A Man of Courage

Recently, Wired invited Chinese artist Ai Weiwei to nominate a person for 50 people to change the world in 2012. Ai Weiwei chose blind activist Chen Guangcheng for the Magazine’s Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world. “His … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment