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China hits activists with common-crime charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 03:36

In prosecuting the country`s political and social activists, an image-conscious Beijing is shifting its tactics.

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.

Cuban dissident arrested after meeting with European leaders

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 03:57

Leading Cuban dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer has been arrested after meeting with European diplomats in Havana, activists said Saturday.

Iran jails dissident for six years: Reports

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 20:14

A Tehran court has jailed dissident Mehdi Khazali for six years for acting against national security, media reports said on Tuesday.

Don`t undermine national interest: China warns blind dissident

Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 20:41

China warned blind dissident Chen Guangcheng against indulging in any activities to undermine the country`s national interest during his visit to Taiwan, which it considers as a rebel province.

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.

Nepal govt calls on dissident parties to participate in polls

Last Updated: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 21:28

The chairman of Interim Government in Nepal today called upon the disgruntled political parties to participate in the upcoming Constituent Assembly elections.

End `leadership of thieves` in China, urges dissident Chen

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 13:57

The 41-year old lawyer caused a diplomatic crisis last April when he fled house arrest in rural China.

Britain pays Libyan $3.5 mn over rendition

Last Updated: Thursday, December 13, 2012, 22:35

British ministers have always denied any complicity in rendition or torture.

Nephew’s conviction is China’s retribution for escape: Chen

Last Updated: Sunday, December 02, 2012, 13:53

Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has said that the conviction of his nephew in China was retribution to his escape.

Cuba: Driver error to blame for dissident`s death

Last Updated: Saturday, July 28, 2012, 11:57

Authorities blamed driver error for the car crash that killed a prominent island dissident, saying the driver was speeding and braked too quickly.