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List Of Chinese Dissidents
This list consists of these activists who are known as Chinese dissidents. The label is primarily applied to intellectuals who "push the boundaries" of society or criticize the policies of the government. Examples of the former include Wei Hui
Wei Hui
and Jia Pingwa, whose sexually explicit writings reflect dissent from traditional Chinese culture
Chinese culture
rather than the laws of the state.Contents1 Detained and jailed people 2 Others 3 Critical view 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksDetained and jailed people[edit] Many Chinese political activists have been detained or jailed or exiled for their pro-democracy or rights defending activities
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Intellectuals
An intellectual is a person who engages in critical thinking, research, and reflection about society and proposes solutions for its normative problems
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Thailand
Coordinates: 15°24′N 101°18′E / 15.4°N 101.3°E / 15.4; 101.3Kingdom of Thailand ราชอาณาจักรไทย (Thai) Ratcha-anachak ThaiFlagEmblemAnthem: Phleng Chat Thai (English: "Thai National Anthem")Royal anthem: Sansoen Phra Barami (English: "Glorify His prestige")Location of  Thailand  (green) in ASEAN  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]Capital and largest city Bangkok 13°45′N 100°29′E / 13.750°N 100.483°E / 13.750; 100.483Official languages Thai[1]Spoken languagesIsan Kam Mueang Pak TaiEthnic groups (2009;[6] 2011[3]:95–99)Thai  ∟ 34.1% Central Thai  ∟ 24.9% Khon
Khon
Isan[2]  ∟ 9.9% Khon
Khon
Muang  ∟ 7.5% Southern Thai 14% Thai Chinese 12% Others (incl
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Ilham Tohti
Ilham Tohti[Note 1] (Uyghur: ئىلھام توختى‎, ULY: Ilham Toxti, UYY: Ilⱨam Tohti; Chinese: 伊力哈木·土赫提; pinyin: Yīlìhāmù Tǔhètí; born October 25, 1969) is a Uyghur economist serving a life sentence in China, on separatism-related charges.[1][2] He is known for his research on Uyghur-Han relations and is a vocal advocate for the implementation of regional autonomy laws in China, and was the host of Uyghur Online, a website that discusses Uyghur issues. Tohti was detained shortly after the July 2009 Ürümqi
Ürümqi
riots by the authorities because of his criticism of the Chinese government's policies toward Uyghurs in Xinjiang. He was later released and then jailed again in January 2014
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Wei Hui
Zhou Wei Hui
Wei Hui
(born 1973), known simply by her Chinese given name Wei Hui, is a Chinese Post 70s Generation writer, living and working in Shanghai
Shanghai
and New York City. Her novel Shanghai
Shanghai
Baby (上海宝贝) (1999) was banned in the People's Republic of China[1][2] as "decadent". Her latest novel Marrying Buddha (我的禅) (2005) was censored, modified and published in China under a modified title
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2013 Tiananmen Square Attack
On 28 October 2013, a car crashed in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China, in what police described as a terrorist suicide attack.[3] Five people died in the incident; three inside the vehicle and two others nearby.[4][5] Police identified the driver as Usmen Hasan and the two passengers as his wife, Gulkiz Gini, and his mother, Kuwanhan Reyim.[4] An additional 38 people were injured.[4] Chinese police described it as a "major incident"[3] and as the first terrorist attack in Beijing's recent history.[6] The East Turkestan Islamic Movement, or Turkistan Islamic Party, claimed responsibility and warned of future attacks.[2][7]Contents1 Incident 2 Investigation 3 Reaction 4 See also 5 ReferencesIncident[edit] A 4x4 vehicle crashed into a crowd and burst into flames near the portrait of Mao Zedong at Tiananmen Square.[3] All three people inside the car were killed as well as two tourists in the square–one Filipino woman and the other a male Chinese citizen from Guangdon
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Jiang Lijun
Jiang Lijun (Chinese: 姜力钧; pinyin: Jiāng Lìjūn, born 1965) is a Chinese freelance writer. He has been detained by the Chinese government since November 2002 for posting articles on the Internet which the government considered subversive. He is a native of Tieling in Liaoning. The articles written by Jiang included an open letter to the Sixteenth National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which called for democratic reform. Jiang was detained on November 6, 2002 and formally arrested on December 14, 2003, for “Internet writing and publishing dissident articles”. He was charged with “Inciting subversion of the state power”
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Jiang Rong
Lü Jiamin (born 1946 in Jiangsu),[2] better known by his pseudonym Jiang Rong, is a Chinese writer, most famous for his best-selling 2004 novel Wolf Totem, which he wrote under the pseudonym Jiang Rong.[3][4] He is married to fellow novelist Zhang Kangkang.[5]Contents1 Early life 2 Writing Wolf Totem 3 Political views 4 Works 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Lü's parents both came from Jiading, a town outside of Shanghai.[5] They both joined the Communist Party of China
Communist Party of China
in Shanghai in the 1920s, and both his parents served in the army during the Second Sino-Japanese War, fighting against the Empire of Japan
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Jiang Yanyong
Jiang Yanyong (born October 4, 1931) is a Chinese physician from Beijing
Beijing
who publicized a coverup of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic in China. Born to the famous Hangzhou Zhejiang Xinye Bank family, Jiang was the chief physician of the 301 Military Hospital in Beijing
Beijing
and a senior member of the Communist Party of China.Contents1 Introduction 2 Award 3 References 4 External linksIntroduction[edit] Dr. Jiang attended Yenching University.[1] Jiang was inspired to "chose a career in medicine after seeing an aunt die of tuberculosis and, in 1952, entered Peking Union Medical College".[1] In 1954, Jiang joined the People’s Liberation Army.[1] In 1957, Jiang "was assigned to the No. 301 Hospital in Beijing"
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Jiang Yefei
Jiang Yefei (Chinese: 蔣 葉菲; born 22 February 1967) is a Chinese fencer. He competed in the team sabre event at the 1992 Summer Olympics.[1] References[edit]^ " Jiang Yefei Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 6 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-23. This biographical article related to fencing in China is a stub
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Li Hai
Li Hai (Chinese: 李海, born May 2, 1954) is a Chinese dissident. He was a philosophy student at Peking University at the time of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. In May 1990 he was first arrested for his role in the Tiananmen protests, and later expelled from Peking University. In 1995 Li was one of 56 signatories to a pro-democracy statement, which led to another detainment. Li was charged for "prying into state secrets"—he collected data on "names, age, family situation, crime, length of sentence, location of imprisonment, treatment while imprisoned" of fellow dissidents—, and sentenced to nine years in prison in December 1996.[1][2]See also[edit] Political repression in the People's Republic of China References[edit]^ "Chinese Court Sentences Dissident to a 9-Year Term". New York Times
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Hu Jia (activist)
Hu Jia (Chinese: 胡佳; pinyin: Hú Jiā; born July 25, 1973, in Beijing) is a Chinese civil rights activist and noted critic of Communist Party of China. His work has focused on the Chinese democracy movement, Chinese environmentalist movement, and HIV/AIDS in the People's Republic of China. Hu is the director of June Fourth Heritage & Culture Association, and he has been involved with AIDS advocacy as the executive director of the Beijing
Beijing
Aizhixing Institute of Health Education and as one of the founders of the non-governmental organization Loving Source. He has also been involved in work to protect the endangered Tibetan antelope
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Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Yahoo!
is a web services provider that is wholly owned by Verizon Communications through Oath Inc.,[7][8] and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. The original Yahoo!
Yahoo!
company was founded by Jerry Yang
Jerry Yang
and David Filo
David Filo
in January 1994 and was incorporated on March 2, 1995.[9][10] Yahoo was one of the pioneers of the early Internet era in the 1990s.[11] It was globally known for its Web portal, search engine Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Search, and related services, including Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Directory, Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Mail, Yahoo! News, Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Finance, Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Groups, Yahoo!
Yahoo!
Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing, fantasy sports, and its social media website
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Liao Yiwu
Liao Yiwu
Liao Yiwu
(Chinese: 廖亦武; also known as Lao Wei) (born 16 June 1958 in Sichuan), is a Chinese author, reporter, musician, and poet. He is a critic of China's Communist regime, for which he has been imprisoned
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2010 Nobel Peace Prize
The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Peace Prize
was awarded to imprisoned Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo
Liu Xiaobo
"for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China".[1] The laureate, once an eminent scholar, was reportedly little-known inside the People's Republic of China (PRC) at the time of the award due to official censorship;[2][3][4] he was a veteran of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, and a co-author of the Charter 08
Charter 08
manifesto for which he was sentenced to 11 years in prison on 25 December 2009
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Tan Zuoren
Tan Zuoren
Tan Zuoren
(born on 15 May 1954), from Chengdu, Sichuan
Sichuan
province, People's Republic of China, is an environmentalist, writer and former editor of Literati magazi
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