Thursday, June 20, 2013
Chinese dissident to leave New York University
The New York University said on Thursday that it would soon part ways with prominent Chinese activis...
Nepal govt calls on dissident parties to participate in polls
The chairman of Interim Government in Nepal today called upon the disgruntled political parties to p...
End `leadership of thieves` in China, urges dissident Chen
The 41-year old lawyer caused a diplomatic crisis last April when he fled house arrest in rural Chin...
Britain pays Libyan $3.5 mn over rendition
British ministers have always denied any complicity in rendition or torture.
Nephew’s conviction is China’s retribution for escape: Chen
Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has said that the conviction of his nephew in China was retr...
Cuba: Driver error to blame for dissident`s death
Authorities blamed driver error for the car crash that killed a prominent island dissident, saying t...
Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya killed in car crash
A well-known Cuban dissident, Oswaldo Paya, has died at the age of 60. Paya was killed in a car cras...
BJP dissident Kanshiram Rana appeals OBCs to defeat Modi govt
Former union minister and dissident BJP leader Kanshiram Rana on Tuesday appealed to OBCs in Gujarat...
Chinese authorities beat Chen`s relatives
Relatives of blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng said that they were beaten and harassed by gove...
China: Long-jailed dissident Li Wangyang found dead
Li was arrested for his labour activism on June 9, 1989, five days after the bloody military crackdo...
Chinese dissident accuses China of retaliating
Chen, who had taken refuge in the US embassy just before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visit to...
Blind Chinese dissident Chen gets US visa
Getting ready to travel to the US on a fellowship, blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng spoke to ...
Chen’s ‘future is in America’, says Joe Biden
US Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday that Chinese dissident Chen Guancheng could get a US visa...
China, US settle row over blind dissident Chen
China and the US appeared to have found a way out of a messy diplomatic row, with Beijing agreeing t...
US asylum likely for China dissident: Rights group
US and Chinese officials are ironing out a deal to secure American asylum for a blind Chinese legal ...
Iran dissident gets 18 years in prison
Maede Soltani, who lives in Germany, said her father was banned from exercising his profession for 2...
Chinese dissident sentenced to 7 years over poem
The hefty sentence comes ahead of next week`s visit to the US by Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping,...
Dissident blogger attacks Egypt military after release
Maikel Nabil said he was drugged before his interrogation and forced to watch other prisoners bein...
Amnesty was set to recognise late Cuba dissident
Wilman Villar died on Thursday night from complications of pneumonia after a 50-day hunger strike.
‘China dissident-lawyer Gao jailed in far west’
Chinese authorities have jailed the prominent dissident-lawyer Gao Zhisheng in the remote far west, ...
China jails dissident 10 years for subversive essays
Chen Xi, 57, was convicted over 36 essays critical of the ruling Communist Party that he published o...
`Mortars hit Iranian dissident camp in Iraq`
Hillary Clinton welcomed the agreement between Iraq and the UN on Camp Ashraf, saying it "repre...
China to try another dissident for ‘submersive’ essays
China will try a veteran dissident, Chen Xi, on charges of "inciting rebellion" for his on...
Wife freed after Egypt abduction: Syrian dissident
Thaer al-Nashef, a vociferous opponent of Syrian President`s regime, said his wife was found by an e...
China dissident writer free after 5 years in jail
Yang Maodong said his jailers only questioned him about his pro-democracy activities, not business m...
US urges Vietnam to free top dissident
The United States on Wednesday urged Vietnam to immediately release prominent dissident Cu Huy Ha ...
Tiananmen dissident in fight for baby girls
According to 2005 data, China had 119 boys for every 100 girls.
Cuban dissident buried amid controversy
Juan Wilfredo Soto was beaten and detained by police during Thursday protest.
Maoist dissidents threaten Nepal shutdown
A group of Maoist dissidents, who broke away from the parent party accusing it of having betrayed th...
China arrests fourth dissident in "Jasmine" crackdown
Chinese authorities have arrested Zhu Yufu on subversion charges.
Two Congress dissidents refuse to withdraw despite warning
Ram said he had taken the decision only after gross injustice was done to him in denying nomination ...
Cuba frees dissident who got US medal
Oscar Elias Biscet was awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007.
Cuban opposition activist Farinas set free
Guillermo Farinas and about 15 associates were arrested on Friday afternoon.
Police again arrest Cuban dissident Farinas
The high-profile dissident was detained with 10 other political activists.
China releases long-serving dissident from jail: Group
China has released from jail the ethnic Mongolian rights activist Hada.
Hong Kong protest calls for Nobel winner`s freedom
The Nobel Committee infuriated China when it awarded the prize to Liu.
Chinese dissident released after 12-year jail term
Qin Yongmin has a history of political activism dating back three decades.
`Chinese dissident’s family unlikely to collect Nobel prize`
The only guests from Liu Xiaobo`s side are members of the Chinese Diaspora.
South Korea under pressure to skip Nobel ceremony
China is enraged by Nobel committee`s decision to award prize to a dissident.
Dalai Lama in Japan, backs Chinese dissident Liu
Relations between Japan and China have chilled since September.
Cuban dissident Farinas wins Sakharov rights prize: Sources
The European parliament awarded its prestigious Sakharov human rights prize to Cuban dissident Guill...
Dissident Nobel shows West`s fear: China state press
Chinese government has called Friday`s award to Liu Xiaobo an "obscenity”.
Chinese media flays Nobel for jailed dissident, shifts wife
The Chinese media slammed the decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to jailed human rights disside...
Jailed Liu Xiaobo wins 2010 Nobel Peace Prize
Liu Xiaobo wins 2010 Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent struggle for human rights in China.
Dissident MLAs in Karnataka may be served notice: BJP
BJP on Thursday said its dissident MLAs in Karnataka, who had raised a banner of revolt against Chi...
Group urges Nobel award for Chinese dissident
A group of scholars, writers and lawyers in China is urging that this year`s Nobel Peace Prize be aw...
Egypt: Dissident signs pro-Gamal Mubarak petition
Saad Eddin Ibrahim says he was only backing Gamal`s right to run in polls.
Dissident IRA car bomb targets Ulster police base
IRA dissidents detonated a bomb in a hijacked taxi on Tuesday outside a police base in the Northern ...
Cuba dissident ends hunger strike
A leading Cuban dissident ended a 135-day hunger strike after the communist government said it would...
Twitter a key tool for China dissident writer
Chinese dissident writer Yu Jie spends his days between two worlds: the spiritual, with the Bible to...
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