People should remember that even though the Chinese Communist Party has been modernizing with the times, the party still represents a heavy restriction on personal freedoms and a restriction on everyday life.
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Activists are calling for Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo’s unconditional release
Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison on a parole
Voting is under way across Mongolia’s cities, townships and prairies as the country chooses a president
Voting has begun in Papua New Guinea’s marathon national elections as the PM faces an arrest
Pro-democracy protesters draped a black flag over a statue symbolising the city’s return to China
A Vietnamese dissident blogger with dual French citizenship has arrived in Paris
Thanks to its official state ideology ‘Juche’ North Korea is in rude health in 2017
North Korea’s decision to release U.S. student Otto Warmbier was partly down to Rodman’s trip
Many have been disciplined, silenced and put away. Last year alone, 18 bloggers and activists were jailed