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Release Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo From Chinese Jail! Please TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', China oppression, political prisoner, United Nations )

Bracha
- 1435 days ago - unwatch.org
Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his "his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China." He is currently in a Chinese prison, serving a 11-year sentence for allegedly "inciting subversion of state power."
Olympic Flame Protection Party Are 'Thugs' From Chinese Military
World  (tags: china, China oppression, Bejing olympics, olympic torch )


- 2356 days ago - independent.ie
CHINA'S blue-clad flame attendants, whose aggressive methods of safeguarding the Olympic torch have provoked international outcry, are paramilitary police -- spun off from the country's army.
Political Prisoners in Tibet
World  (tags: Tibet, China oppression )

Ben
- 2365 days ago - tchrd.org
"After days of unrest and protests in Ngaba County since 15 March, which saw the death of at least 23 Tibetans, arrest and injury of over hundreds, the Chinese People's Armed Police and Public Security Bureau arrested over a hundred monks..." (TCHRD)
Stop the Bloodshed -- Freedom for Tibet!
World  (tags: tibet, china, China oppression, freedoms, conflict, humanrights, violence )

Madalena
- 2365 days ago - links.org.au
demonstration by Buddhist monks in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, on March 10 to commemorate the anniversary of ChinaâEUR(TM)s crushing of the Tibetan independence movement in 1959 triggered protests for self-determination that, by March 14, had escalated into a
Chinese Activist Who Called for Human Rights Ahead of Olympics Gets 5 Years in Prison
World  (tags: china, China oppression, HumanRights, property rights, land rights, activist, freedom of speech )


- 2371 days ago - ap.thehollandsentinel.net
BEIJING -- A Chinese activist who had petitioned for land rights was sentenced Monday to five years in prison and then shocked with electric batons when police scuffled with his family, his lawyer said.
26 Nobel Laureates Condemn China's Crackdown on Tibetans
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Tibet, China oppression )

Ben
- 2375 days ago - phayul.com
"We, the undersigned Nobel Laureates, deplore and condemn the Chinese government's violent crackdown on Tibetan protestors. We urge the Chinese authorities to exercise restraint in dealing with these unarmed, peaceful demonstrators..."
Stories China's Media Could Not Write
World  (tags: Freedom of The Press, Censorship, China oppression )

Ben
- 2378 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
If you have nothing to hide - what's the problem? When journalists at China's national broadcaster CCTV log on, one of the first things that pops up on screen is a notice about what not to report.
Police Attack Peacefully Protesting Monks in Tibet
World  (tags: China oppression, Tibet, Tibetans, Rangzen )

Trish
- 2383 days ago - boingboing.net
thousands of Chinese security personnel today fired tear gas in an effort to scatter more than 600 monks taking part in the second day of rare street protests inside Tibet.
   

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