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Organizations petition for fair treatment of prisoners including Cheng Yuan

Shi Minglei and her imprisoned husband Cheng Yuan(Photo: ChinaAid source)   (Washington, D.C.—July 21, 2022) China Aid Association joined seven other organizations in a petition calling for improved treatment for imprisoned Cheng Yuan and the release of We Gejianxiong at the end of his sentence on Friday, July 22, 2022. The letter can be read

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Introduction to Chinese poetry for Westerners

Chinese Characters include poetry. (Photo: Deposit Photos) (ChinaAid, Midland, TX—October 15, 2021) In “Three Millennia Of Chinese Poetry / Três Milênios De Poesia Chinesa,” Anabela Fong Keng Seng explains that since ancient times, China has maintained a tradition of education in poetry, not only used to educate people, but to also arouse their intelligence. Anabela Fong asserts:

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Pastor John Cao’s poem, From Over the Mighty Waters, recounts treasures that neither the Chinese Communist Party nor prison can take away

Pastor John Cao, author of From Over the Mighty Waters. (Photo: ChinaAid) (ChinaAid Association—Dec. 14, 2020) Pastor John Cao, a U.S. permanent resident currently serving a seven-year prison sentence,* encourages others through poetry that in addition to Jesus’ promise He will never leave nor forsake His children, He gives treasures no “thing” can take away. From

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Liu Xianbin released!

Liu Xianbin (right) with his wife,Chen Mingxian, at home tonight.(Photo: ChinaAid) (Beijing—June 27, 2020) Authorities released activist Liu Xianbin today after jailing him for 10 years. Liu arrived home to his wife, Chen Mingxian, at 8:00 p.m. Beijing Time today after walking for 12 hours. Two of his supporters, Chen Wei and Tian Hui, gathered

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China18 Prisoner of Conscience Guo Feixiong Released From Prison

ChinaAid  Guo in front of the U.S. Capitol (Photo: ChinaAid) (Guangdong – Aug. 9, 2019) Prominent human rights activist Guo Feixiong was released from Yingde Prison on Wednesday after completing a six-year prison sentence due to “subversion,” Radio Free Asia (RFA) reports. Guo Feixiong is the pen name of Yang Maodong, a well-known writer, legal

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Prominent human rights lawyer released, vows to protect rights

Tang Jingling (Photo: courtesy of Radio Free Asia) ChinaAid (Zhaoqing, Guangdong—April 30, 2019) A famed Chinese human rights lawyer was freed and allowed to return to his hometown yesterday, after spending five years in prison on a falsified “inciting subversion of state power” charge. Tang Jingling, whose clients have included villagers fighting government corruption and

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Epoch Times: Members of Congress Advocate for Prisoners of Conscience

The Epoch Times By Gary Feuerberg, Epoch Times February 20, 2018 10:23 pm Last Updated: February 20, 2018 11:29 pm WASHINGTON—Several Members of Congress have taken the personal initiative to become advocates for persons unjustly incarcerated by repressive governments around the world and would like to see more Members get involved. To facilitate this goal,

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Congressman Randy Hultgren: Hultgren to China: “Stifling Voices Like Zhu Yufu’s Does Not Silence Their Cries Nor Weaken Their Cause”

Congressman Randy Hultgren Feb 14, 2018 Press Release Washington, DC — U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) delivered a statement on the House floor wishing a happy birthday to prisoner of conscience Zhu Yufu and demanding Chinese authorities release him from his unjust detention. The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, which Rep. Hultgren Co-Chairs, will host

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Washington Post: Trump administration quietly pressing China to free Liu Xiaobo’s widow

The Washington Post By Josh Rogin July 30 at 7:11 pm ■ Quietly but persistently, the Trump administration has been pressing the Chinese government to allow Liu Xia, widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, to leave China, where she is being held against her will. Senior U.S. officials regard China’s ongoing mistreatment of Liu

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Diplomat: Liu Xiaobo Wasn’t China’s Only Prisoner of Conscience

The Diplomat By Benedict Rogers July 28, 2017 ■ The best way to honor his memory is to press China to end torture and free other dissidents. Two weeks ago Liu Xiaobo became only the second Nobel Peace Prize Laureate in history to die in custody. Other Nobel Laureates, such as Nelson Mandela and Aung

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