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  1. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Tibetan writer placed under house arrest 'over dinner invite from John Kerry's delegation'

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 12:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights advocate believes her acceptance of a meeting with the US delegation visiting China was the cause of couple's house arrest A well-known Tibetan writer said today that she and her husband have been placed under house arrest in Beijing as China plays host to US State Secretary John Kerry for the latest round of US-China talks. Tsering ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550271/tibetan-writer-placed-under-house-arrest-over-dinner-invite-us-official
  2. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    US Congress pokes Beijing with ‘Liu Xiaobo Plaza’ Washington embassy address proposal

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 11:23am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China may soon have an unhappy address for its embassy in Washington. The House Appropriations Committee has included in its next year State Department budget a proposal ... for subversion after spearheading a bold petition for democracy reforms. China’s government voiced outrage when he won the Nobel Peace Prize two years ago. China has censored any mention of the Nobel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540182/chinese-embassy-may-find-itself-1-liu-xiaobo-plaza-us-congress-tables
  3. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Push for 'Liu Xiaobo Street' gains traction as proposal sent to US Congress

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:40pm by AFP

    ... Square. Later, in 2009, he was slapped with an 11-year sentence for subversion after spearheading a bold petition for democracy reforms. China’s government voiced outrage when he won the Nobel ... the draft resolution said. Provocative or symbolic? China has censored any mention of the Nobel after Liu won, and put his wife under house arrest. After US lawmakers proposed the street renaming ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536092/us-congress-asked-rename-washington-embassy-row-liu-xiaobo-street
  4. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo to petition for retrial

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Liu Xia asks lawyers to file petition for retrial of husband's case and suit over her house arrest Laureate's wife seizes initiative The wife of jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo wants her lawyers to challenge authorities for placing her under house arrest and seek a retrial of her husband's case. Beijing lawyers Mo Shaoping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1266198/wife-jailed-nobel-peace-laureate-liu-xiaobo-petition-retrial
  5. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Forced to go five-star: How China sends dissidents on all-expenses paid trips to keep them quiet

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 11:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... she accuses of demolishing her house without any compensation. In 2011 police and court staff announced they and her family were going on a trip to Hainan- a place of internal exile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540832/forced-go-five-star-how-china-sends-dissidents-all-expenses-paid-trips
  6. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Rising hate speech in Europe could breed violence, UN rights chief warns

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:51pm by NYT

    ... of the German National Democratic Party, Udo Voigt, who has said that "Europe is the continent of white people and it should remain that way". She also mentioned French National Front chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530303/rising-hate-speech-europe-could-breed-violence-un-rights-chief-warns
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Lawyer denied bail after detention ahead of Tiananmen anniversary

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 12:46pm by AP

    ... of activists detained or placed under house arrest across the country as part of the authorities’ expansive efforts to deter any commemoration of the anniversary. Several other people who attended ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529171/ai-weiwei-lawyer-denied-bail-after-detention-ahead-tiananmen-anniversary
  8. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Clinton gives inside account of US turmoil after helping blind activist Chen Guangcheng

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 11:15am by AFP

    ... when the talks almost fell apart. Chen, who enraged authorities by exposing forced abortions and sterilisations under China’s one-child-only policy, escaped from house arrest in April 2012 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1529141/clinton-reveals-how-blind-activist-chen-guangcheng-changed-tune-after-us
  9. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Wife of China's jailed Nobel winner pleads for eased house arrest

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 05:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The wife of China’s jailed dissident Nobel peace laureate is pleading for authorities to ease the conditions of her house arrest, fellow activists said ... also deprived the family of a large amount of funds and brought economic hardship,” Zeng wrote. Liu Xiaobo was jailed for subversion after spearheading Charter 08, a bold petition urging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1371923/wife-chinas-jailed-nobel-winner-pleads-eased-house-arrest
  10. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Australia seeks release of Chinese-born artist held in Beijing

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 11:23am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... years, as police round up activists who had received no more than warnings in the past. Since early May, the authorities have detained or put under house arrest dozens of people, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1524358/australia-seeks-release-chinese-born-artist-held-beijing

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