- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is heading to China vowing to again raise human rights concerns at a time of tension between the countries over a blind Chinese dissident who recently escaped from house arrest. A U.S.-based China rights organization says Chen Guangchen is under U.S. protection in Beijing.
- CHINESE dissident Fang Lizhi, a key figure in the pro-democracy movement behind the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, has died in the United States. He was 76. Professor Fang, an internationally renowned professor of astrophysics, was granted refuge at the US embassy in Beijing for one year after publicly supporting the protests and he was forced in
- maya posted on 04/01/2012
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