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Hu Jia, jailed for denouncing HIV / AIDS infected blood transfusions, maybe free in June
The Chinese Christian dissident is in prison since 2007. He was convicted of "inciting subversion of state power”, for revealing the spread of HIV / AIDS to thousands of peasants through infected blood transfusions. The European Parliament in 2008 pemio awarded him the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought.
Gao Yaojie, anti-AIDS activist: "If I go back to China I risk my life"
Famous throughout the world for having denounced the spread of AIDS in China. Currently in the United States, fears of being unable to return home for the persecutions to which she would be subjected by authorities. One fellow student was arrested several weeks ago.
Beijing: Hu Jia is a "criminal," and does not deserve the Nobel Prize
China is slinging mud at the country's most famous pro-democracy activist, accusing the Stockholm committee of possible "interference" in Chinese justice and domestic affairs. The same protests took place in 1989, after the Nobel Prize was given to the Dalai Lama.
China, human rights activist subjected to forced labor
Hu Jia, detained in Chinese prison under the accusation of "subversion against the state", may not receive medical care or communicate with his family: the guards confiscate his letters and books, and will not permit him to speak with his relatives or his lawyer. Restrictions are also in place against his wife.
Beijing’s ham fisted response to Liu Xiaobo affair
Analysts, politicians and journalists around the world agree: the attitude of complete closure with respect to the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony in Oslo has seriously impacted on the Chinese government’s attempt to rehabilitate itself after the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Chinese dissident leader Hu Jia, condemned for subversion
The activist, well known for his battle against AIDS and in favour of a free Tibet, was found guilty of “inciting subversion of state power” and condemned to three and a half years in prison. His lawyer says the sentence is instrumentalised and against the Constitution; the US and EU ask for his immediate release.
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