The late political dissident
had been taken to the Public Prosecutor's Office several times to sign confessions.
To the Chinese government, Liu Xiaobo is a political dissident
July 13 ( ANI ): China's most famous political dissident
, a nobel laureate and democracy icon Liu Xiaobo, died at the age of 61 in Chinese custody on Thursday.
have been closely monitored or imprisoned for subversion.
Days before his death, Capps circulated a letter among lawmakers urging Chinese President Jiang Zemin to release political dissident
Wei Jingsheng as a ``positive confidence-building measure.
has conducted 23 hunger strikes over the years to protest
According to the report, the terrorist group which claims to be a peaceful and political dissident
group against the Islamic Republic of Iran has long been staging terrorist operations against Iran's interests.
The United States on Wednesday slammed China's trial of Chinese political dissident
Liu Xiaobo as being politically motivated and ''uncharacteristic of a great country.
A Hong Kong human rights activist on Wednesday called Beijing ''a gangster'' for detaining and torturing mainland political dissident
and human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng.
Abdel Haleem Halim, a veteran political dissident
who had approached President Hosni Mubarak at a 2002 conference to confront him about the rampant unemployment in the country, said that he was whisked away by the country's intelligence agents and tortured.
HONG KONG - Chinese political dissident
and democracy advocate Ren Wangding believes his getting a seven-day travel visa to Hong Kong proved Beijing's leniency toward political dissidents
due to the Olympics next year, he told reporters Wednesday.
India also highlighted enforced disappearances and unlawful killing of political dissidents
by the Pakistani security forces.