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Chinese dissident launches new single: 'Take Down the CCP'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Exiled Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui (郭文貴) released his first single, "Take Down the CCP," last week, and it has since skyrocketed up the music charts around th...

China's WeChat proven to be spying on overseas users

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese authorities have imprisoned an individual in Shanxi province for 10 months after he forwarded a politically sensitive video to his friend in the U.S. through t...

Chinese professor fired by Tsinghua University after release from detention

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Outspoken jurist and law professor at Beijing's Tsinghua University, Xu Zhangrun (許章潤), said he has been stripped of his job at the institution shortly after being rel...

Chinese professor detained over criticism of Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A jurist and law professor at Beijing's Tsinghua University, Xu Zhangrun (許章潤), was detained Monday (July 6) by the Chinese authorities after he openly criticized the ...

Chinese poet arrested for demanding Xi's resignation in online video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese poet Zhang Guiqi (張桂祺), widely known by his pen name Lu Yang (魯楊), has been formally arrested for "inciting subversion of state power" after he publicly ...

Tiananmen student leader applauds US for supporting human rights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday (June 3), one of the 1989 Tiananmen student leaders, Wang Dan (王丹), described the exchange as &...

China civil rights activist arrested for suggesting Xi should resign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's civil rights activist Xu Zhiyong (許志永) was arrested Saturday (Feb. 15) in the Chinese city of Guangzhou after publishing an article on social media that highli...

Chinese artist arrested over T-shirt design referencing Tiananmen Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese artist Zhao Bang (趙邦) was arrested for a T-shirt design hinting at the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, HK01 reports. The design uses emojis to depict police sur...

China dissident leaves for Canada after 233 days in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of two Chinese dissidents who arrived in Taiwan last September asking for political asylum was allowed to fly on to Canada after 233 days on the island, reports said T...

Wife of missing ex-Interpol chief claims asylum in France

The wife of the former Interpol chief being held in China on corruption charges has applied for asylum in France, her spokesperson has said. Grace Meng was put under police protection in the central ...

Jailed Chinese activist Huang Qi in 'immediate' danger: rights groups

A group of human rights organizations has called for Chinese dissident Huang Qi to be "immediately and unconditionally" freed from prison, citing an "immediate threat to his life."...

US lawmakers, civil society voice concern for Chinese activist dragged off telephone interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two U.S. lawmakers as well as numerous civil society groups have condemned China and called for the immediate release of Chinese academic Sun Wenguang (孫文廣), after he was ...

The life and struggle of Liu Xia, widow of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo

"You are like the wind that never told me where it was going! When you come, my eyes are filled with tears; and when you leave, you leave grains of sand," Liu Xia wrote in 1992 to Liu Xiaobo...

Newly naturalized Chinese dissident blogger plans to run for office in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A former Chinese citizen and dissident blogger who has just received his Taiwanese citizenship said that he is interested in running for public office in Taiwan in the future w...

MAC confirms Chinese activist's temporary stay in Taiwan

TAIPEI (CNA) - The Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) confirmed late Wednesday a report by the Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP) that a Chinese human rights activist seeking political asylum has been allowed in...