Thursday, April 03, 2008

Chinese human rights activist jailed

Chinese human rights activist Hu Jia 胡嘉 has been jailed for "subversion" by the Chinese government.
He has long campaigned for the environment, religious freedom and for the rights of people with HIV and Aids.
BBC - Jail for Chinese rights activist

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When will the Chinese government realise that the more they suppress dissent, the more of it there will be, and the less impressed the rest of the world will be with their human rights record (both in China itself, and in Tibet)?

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