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  • Liu Xiaobo

    China: Dissident writer sentenced to 11 years for “subversion of state power.” He had told his readers not to confuse love of country with love of government. Very subversive thought, indeed. BEIJING — China’s leading dissident, Liu Xiaobo, was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Friday after a court found the 53-year-old literary scholar

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  • Liu Xiaobo

    A well-known dissident has been formally arrested after being detained for six months on suspicion of inciting subversion, Chinese state media has reported. Liu Xiaobo was charged on with “alleged agitation activities” aimed at overthrowing the government and the nation’s socialist system, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday. He has been in police custody since December

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  • Yan Jun

    Beijing – Internet dissident Yan Jun, 32, has been sentenced to two years in prison on a subversion charge for posting essays online calling for change, including a free press and free expression, his family said on Monday. The Xian Intermediate People’s Court sentenced him on Monday morning on a charge of “inciting subversion,” his

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  • Zhang Shengqi

    Beijing – A Paris-based rights group called on China on Wednesday to release a 23-year old religious dissident arrested for using the internet to support unauthorised Christian activities. Reporters Without Borders called on Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to order the release of Zhang Shengqi, who was arrested on November 26 for publishing internet articles supporting

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  • Yuan Hongbing

    Chinese Dissident Defects to Australia A Chinese dissident and former head of the Beijing University criminal law department, who was previously jailed for promoting democracy, has fled to Australia and is seeking asylum. Professor Yuan Hongbing, a law professor formerly at Beijing University and labour organizer, who was involved with a ‘Peace Charter’ reportedly modelled

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  • Zhang Lin

    CONTROVERSIAL CHINESE WRITER Zhang Lin has been thrown in jail for five years over essays he posted on the internet, cited as a supposed threat to Chinese national security. Lin’s wife Fang Caofang reckons authorities are taking revenge for her husband’s controversial essays, which looked at such issues as protests by unemployed workers and jailed

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  • Wang Dan

    Chinese dissident hopes to appeal 11-year sentence Wang Dan convicted after short trial October 30, 1996 Web posted at: 10:45 a.m. EST (1545 GMT) In this story: Entire trial took four hours Active in 1989 pro-democracy movement Almost no dissidents left Related stories and sites From Beijing Bureau Chief Andrea Koppel BEIJING (CNN) — Prominent

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