Sitting in her unheated flat on the outskirts of Beijing, rights activist Ye Haiyan refuses to break. Photo: AFP Sitting in her unheated flat on the outskirts of Beijing, rights activist Ye Haiyan refuses to break. Photo: AFP
Sitting in her unheated flat on the outskirts of Beijing, rights activist Ye Haiyan refuses to break. Photo: AFP

No Oscar buzz but China tries to clip Hooligan Sparrow’s wings

Documentary about activist Ye Haiyan misses out on Academy Award nomination but intimidation continues

Sitting in her unheated flat on the outskirts of Beijing, rights activist Ye Haiyan refuses to break. Photo: AFP Sitting in her unheated flat on the outskirts of Beijing, rights activist Ye Haiyan refuses to break. Photo: AFP
Sitting in her unheated flat on the outskirts of Beijing, rights activist Ye Haiyan refuses to break. Photo: AFP
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