» 01/13/2012, 00.00
Christian activist and writer Yu Jie flees to the U.S.
He is the author of a book against Wen Jiabao, accused of being a hypocrite, "the beautiful face of the regime", which does not keep any promises. The awarding of the Nobel to Liu Xiaobo (friend of Yu Jie), has resulted in torture, controls and restrictions on the freedom of writing and religion. Yu is responsible for an underground Protestant community in Beijing.
Beijing confirms arrest of Christian dissident Gao Zhisheng
After 20 months of total silence, the regime sends a letter to the lawyer’s brother to communicate his detention in a prison in the remote province of Xinjiang. For 2012, activists fear a worsening human rights situation in the country.
03/05/2012 CHINA - USA
Chen Guangcheng seeks exile in the United States, fears revenge on his family
The blind activist has "changed his mind" after meeting his wife and the children who made him aware of recent threats and violence. At the hospital, contrary to promises, no US representatives: Chen is in the hands of Chinese police. The U.S. has "abandoned" Chen Guangcheng. Not true that the activist has left the embassy "of his own free will."
10/01/2005 CHINA VATICAN
Bishop Jia Zhiguo released, seminarians avoid arrest
The underground seminary is constantly on the move to avoid police detection. This is religious freedom Chinese-style.
Human rights award for Liu Xiaobo and for Charter 08
The prize for Liu, under house arrest since December, is intended to recognize his struggle for human rights and freedom of speech. Meanwhile, the family of the activist lawyer Gao Zhisheng has fled to the United States, and is denouncing constant intimidation and torture.
Gao Zhisheng and his group, "the hope of post-Communist China"
The lawyer and human rights activists gathered around him are the "conscience and future of China when the Communist Party collapses". The leadership "is afraid of them and therefore seeks to silence them."
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