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February 6, 2018

Iran’s Supreme Court has rejected a request to review the death sentence given to Ahmadreza Djalali, a university professor accused of passing information to Israel.

On February 6, 2018, Djalali's lawyer, Zeinab Taheri, said, “The judge rejected our request on Sunday in...

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IN REMEMBRANCE

Liu Xiaobo – the Quiet, Determined Teller of China’s Inconvenient Truths

 

China’s most famous dissident, Liu Xiaobo, has died in custody at age 61. The cause was liver cancer. His death, confirmed on July 13 by Chinese justice authorities  in the northeastern city of Shenyang, comes more than two weeks after prison authorities announced he was being moved to a hospital for treatment, news that was followed by pleas from around the world to allow him to travel abroad for care.

Dissident, Liu Xiaobo, won Nobel the Peace Prize in 2010 for ‘long and non-violent struggle’ for human rights. Illustration: Henry Wong