Title: Liu Xiaobo Courage to Write Award
Awardee: one or two individual annually;
Candidacy: Anyone in the case list of Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN who is still imprisoned or released under legal restriction of the right to freedom of expression, such as “deprivation of political rights”; Continue reading
Tohti’s lawyer accuses prosecutors of ‘shocking’ handling of case and ignoring his rights to a defence
Tania Branigan in Beijing
theguardian.com, Wednesday 30 July 2014 13.08 EDT Continue reading
July 30th, 2014 by Asia Society
Xiaolu Guo (R), author of “I Am China” (Doubleday, 2014). (Author photo: http://www.guoxiaolu.com)
A love story for our time, Xiaolu Guo’s new novel Continue reading
Posted on July 31, 2014 by mauracunningham
No blogging here recently because I am in full-on DISSERTATION MODE as I careen down the home stretch. Ten days to go before I have to deliver the finished product to my committee—I’ll make it
Posted July 29th, 2014 by Cat Lucas & filed under Campaigns.
English PEN is delighted to be supporting fellow charity Give A Book with the establishment of dedicated Book Rooms at HMP Wormwood Scrubs
For more than a decade, English PEN has been sending writers Continue reading
The Sporting Scene FEBRUARY 17, 2003 ISSUE
BY NANCY FRANKLIN
8:23 pm HKT Jul 29, 2014
Zhou Yongkang, pictured in 2007. Reuters
China’s social media microblogs, the country’s de facto town square, Continue reading
July 23, 2014
Thoughts on the artist’s one-man exhibition in Berlin.
Ai Weiwei He Xie
Ai Weiwei’s piece ‘He Xie’ at the Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin. Photo provided by Tienchi Martin-Liao.
The largest one-man exhibition of Ai Weiwei’s artwork ended this week in Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau. Continue reading
September 11, 2013
China’s president calls for a return to “Marxism,” but what does that mean exactly?
Statue of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels in Shanghai, China. Photo via wikimedia, Creative Commons.
Trier is a beautiful, Continue reading
published: July 28, 2014
LI HUAPING (李化平),
Before Li Huaping (李化平) became known by his real name, he was known among Chinese netizens Continue reading