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Blogger Gets Famous in Fight Against Corruption

By Chen Yilian & Wen Hua 07/08/2010

Liang Yijing was 22 years old when her father was first imprisoned for petitioning against local government corruption in 2005. After an expensive lawsuit and numerous illegal jailings, Liang decided to take her case to the Internet. Since then, their lives took a turn for the better, when she became among the top 10 Internet celebrities in China. Liang tells The Epoch Times about her transition from an ordinary post-80s generation girl to an anti-corruption Internet blogger.

Organ Harvesting Witness Faces Deportation to China

By Matthew Robertson  07/08/2010

A former member of the Chinese security forces, with highly sensitive information on the state’s practice of harvesting organs from prisoners, is currently stuck in immigration limbo in Switzerland and faces deportation to China, where he may face execution.

Missing Chinese Lawyer Honored With Human Rights Award

By James Burke  07/08/2010

Gao Zhisheng, a missing Chinese attorney, has been honored with an international human rights award from the American Bar Association (ABA). With Mr. Gao missing in China, his 17-year-old daughter Grace accepted the International Human Rights Lawyer Award on his behalf at an event held in San Francisco on Friday, Aug. 6.

Tiananmen Massacre Memorial Blocked In Hong Kong

By Tan Hohua  11/07/2010

The Hong Kong police arrested 13 democracy activists for staging a demonstration to mark the 21st anniversary of the June 4, 1989, Tiananmen Square incident. Hong Kong lawmaker Mr. Lee Cheuk Yan was among those detained.

Uyghurs Worldwide Protest on Anniversary of 2009 Violence

By Roni Rui 11/07/2010

On the anniversary of the July 5, 2009 violence in Xinjiang, the World Uyghur Congress (WUC) launched a worldwide protest in over 20 countries. It strongly condemned the Chinese communist regime for its military suppression of Uyghurs one year ago, and for oppressive security measures leading up to the anniversary.

'Quitting the CCP' Gets Attention at Hong Kong' Parade

From  Epoch Times  11/07/2010

Hong Kong's annual July 1st parade took place in the hot summer sun as more than 50,000 people from all walks of life took to the streets to continue th0eir fight for general elections.

International Day of Action for Chinese Rights Activist Hu Jia

From NTDTV  27/05/2010

The wife of the Chinese human rights advocate, Hu Jia, appealed to the Chinese regime to grant her husband medical parole on Wednesday.

Hong Kong Marches for Democracy

By Sonya Bryskine  27/05/2010

Over 1,000 people marched for freedom in Hong Kong on Sunday, as public discontent is brewing over Mainland’s restriction on democratic governance.

Activist Sentenced To Five Years

By Wang Qian & Si Ming  27/05/2010

On Feb 9, Chinese activist and writer Tan Zuoren was sentenced to five years in prison on charges of “inciting subversion of state power,” allegedly for his online comments regarding the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre.

EU To Crack Down on Organ Trafficking & Organ Tourism

By Jasper Fakkert  27/05/2010

A directive was adopted by a majority vote in the European Parliament (EP) aimed at increasing the safety and quality of organ transplants in the European Union (EU). It stresses that "member States should intensify their cooperation under the auspices of Interpol and Europol in order to address the problem of trafficking in organs more effectively."
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