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Nov 15 2017 1:56PM
Yang Tongyan ( a.k.a. Yang Tianshui 1961-2017)
Yang Tongyan (杨同彦, a.k.a. Yang Tianshui 杨天水), a freelance writer and democracy veteran, has died aged 56 on 7 November 2017. In the past 11 months, at least three prisone...
Nov 10 2017 10:54AM
Forget the Bond tune, listen to Ergo Phizmiz!
Blimey, bring back Gangnam Style. No, sorry, I don’t much like that Adele Bond tune. Too “polished”, too “polite”, too predictable for me. (Then again, I was never going...
Nov 8 2017 5:41PM
Speaking up for human rights: what does solidarity mean?
by Patrick Cash for the 'Write for Rights' campaign. When I ask myself why I’ve got involved with a campaign at Amnesty International, I have two answers: firstly, that I...
Nov 8 2017 11:41AM
Torture and other Ill-treatment under the Chinese Communist Party rule
The Chinese Noble Laureate for Peace Liu Xiaobo(刘晓波) has been sentenced to eleven years' imprisonment, in his 8th year in prison he was diagnosed with terminal liver canc...
Nov 1 2017 5:21PM
Educating for press freedom: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
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Written by Elisa Colton, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer. The 2 nd of November 2017 marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists . A day...