Topic: Liu Xiaobo
Beijing's harsh sentencing of democratic reformer Liu Xiaobo underscores China's contempt for the West and human rights – and the need for President Obama to confront this authoritarian arrogance.
01/04/2010 08:35 am
The Chrismas Day sentencing of literary critic Liu Xiaobo to 11 years in prison has drawn unusually strong criticism from Western governments, but some experts say that may only result in China taking a harder line.
12/27/2009 01:11 pm
The trial of leading Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo for 'state subversion' lasted just a few hours Wednesday as supporters and diplomats barred from attending thronged the courtroom in near-freezing cold. A verdict is expected Friday.
12/23/2009 06:19 am
Police have presented a subversion case against prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, raising the likelihood that he will face trial and then prison. The move furthers China's crackdown on democracy activists.
12/09/2009 12:00 am
Congress should pass Resolution 151 to speak out on behalf of arrested dissident Liu Xiaobo.
10/01/2009 01:00 am
The arrest of writer Liu Xiaobo fits a pattern of increasingly harsh measures against independent voices, human rights groups say.
06/24/2009 01:00 am
Lin Zhao, who was executed in 1968, challenged history and Mao.
05/01/2009 01:00 am
From China to Syria, repressive nations are cracking down hard on digital dissidents.
02/24/2009 12:00 am
Police have detained activists behind the democracy petition, which has drawn diverse support.
01/07/2009 12:00 am
When so many intellectuals sign a manifesto for democracy, the regime sweats.
12/26/2008 12:00 am