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China: Amnesty International Calls for the Release of Prominent China Dissident Facing ‘Subervsion’ Trial

Liu Xianbin is being tried in Sichuan province for "incitement to subvert state power" over articles he wrote in 2009…

March 27, 2011

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China: New testimonies reinforce call to investigate Xinjiang riot

Amnesty International is urging the Chinese government to launch an independent investigation into last year's riots in the...

March 27, 2011

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China: Internet Activists Arrested

More than 100 activists, many of them active on Twitter and blogging networks, have been detained, subjected to monitoring...

March 27, 2011

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China: No Investigation, No Redress and Still No Freedom of Speech!

In 1989, millions across China gathered peacefully to pursue fundamental freedoms promised in the Chinese Constitution....

March 27, 2011

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China: Chinese Crackdown on Uighur Writers Continues as Web Editor Jailed

Amnesty International Media ReleaseFor Immediate Release Monday, March 07, 2011Chinese Crackdown on Uighur Writers Continues as Web Editor Jailed, Says…

March 27, 2011

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Annual Report: China 2010

Head of state Hu Jintao Head of government Wen Jiabao Death penalty retentionist Population 1,345.8 million Life expectancy 72.9 years…

March 19, 2011