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Gao Wenqian HRIC Senior Policy Advisor Excerpt :
In his letter, the exiled dissident Chinese writer Liao Yiwu raises questions about the character, as well as writings, of Mo Yan, the recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Attachment 1 Announcement of a December 8, 2012 press conference and seminar in Flushing, New York City, organized by “Friends of Liu Xiaobo,” to launch a global campaign to obtain the release of Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia. Attachment 2 A letter of support for the campaign from Ding Zilin, a...
By the beginning of 2009, the Chinese authorities had worked out a comprehensive content monitoring system for the Internet.
The authors state that the campaign, which began in early September, has garnered 1,059 signatures, and that the campaign continues a 63-year battle waged by the people of China for freedom of expression. Chen is a laid-off teacher in Lanzhou, Gansu Province. He was tried for “inciting subversion...
This open call (Chinese only) protests the prosecution of Chen Pingfu (陈平福) and calls for people to add their names in support for his case. Chen is a former teacher who was tried for "inciting subversion of state power" on September 4, 2012. The prosecution's charges were based on articles that...
The 16 members of the Defenders of Lin Zhao’s Legacy have been announced as the recipients of the Fifth annual Promoting Progress in China Award from the Australia-based Qi’s Cultural Foundation. In their nomination for the Defenders of Lin Zhao’s Legacy, Hu Jie (胡杰), Ai Xiaoming (艾晓明), and Ai...
“Contemporary Art in China Is Just a Part of Fashion” * An interview with Ai Weiwei, 2008 As the acclaimed 2012 documentary film “ Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry ” by Alison Klayman brings the story of Ai Weiwei’s activism to cinema audiences, HRIC presents an Engl

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