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Dalai Lama seeks support for jailed Chinese leader Liu

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 21:24

The Dalai Lama has sought international support for jailed Chinese dissident leader and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo.

Chinese dissident `freed` after nine years

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 16:22

A Chinese activist who has spent nearly half his life in detention has been freed from prison, reports said Wednesday, in a rare move amid clampdowns on other dissidents.

Chinese dissident to leave New York University

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 12:57

The New York University said on Thursday that it would soon part ways with prominent Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng but insisted that he would soon find another way to stay in the United States.

Chinese authorities beat Chen`s relatives

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 23:13

Relatives of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng said that they were beaten and harassed by government officials seeking retribution.

China: Long-jailed dissident Li Wangyang found dead

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 23:58

Li was arrested for his labour activism on June 9, 1989, five days after the bloody military crackdown on protesters in Beijing`s Tiananment Square.

Chinese dissident accuses China of retaliating

Last Updated: Friday, June 01, 2012, 00:52

Chen, who had taken refuge in the US embassy just before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visit to China, claimed his family members were attacked.

Blind Chinese dissident Chen gets US visa

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 10:56

Getting ready to travel to the US on a fellowship, blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng spoke to American lawmakers for the second time in a week.

China, US settle row over blind dissident Chen

Last Updated: Friday, May 04, 2012, 21:32

China and the US appeared to have found a way out of a messy diplomatic row, with Beijing agreeing to let a blind Chinese dissident at the centre of the crisis to leave the country.

Chinese dissident sentenced to 7 years over poem

Last Updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012, 00:07

The hefty sentence comes ahead of next week`s visit to the US by Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, widely expected to be China`s next leader.

Hong Kong protest calls for Nobel winner`s freedom

Last Updated: Sunday, December 05, 2010, 17:54

The Nobel Committee infuriated China when it awarded the prize to Liu.

Chinese dissident released after 12-year jail term

Last Updated: Monday, November 29, 2010, 11:29

Qin Yongmin has a history of political activism dating back three decades.

`Chinese dissident’s family unlikely to collect Nobel prize`

Last Updated: Thursday, November 18, 2010, 11:41

The only guests from Liu Xiaobo`s side are members of the Chinese Diaspora.