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Chinese dissident's widow sends desperate letter

Beijing (AFP) – Friends of the late Chinese democracy advocate and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo voiced concern about his widow’s health on Thursday after she sent a letter showing signs of deep depression. 365 more words

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official selection

Second edition of the Dissident Film Festival will be held in Maun, Botswana.
35 films from around the world will be shown in two days ( 2,007 more words

Chinese dissident writer dies on medical parole

Beijing (AFP) – A veteran Chinese dissident who had nearly completed a 12-year prison sentence for “subversion” has died on medical parole, rights groups said Wednesday. 440 more words

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Colombia authorizes air raids against dissident FARC, crime gangs

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s armed forces have been authorized to launch air raids against crime gangs and FARC members who have refused to adhere to a peace accord with the former guerilla group and instead chose to continue drug trafficking and other criminal activity, the Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.
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It is immoral to support the hypocrisy of the Russian authorities

An appeal by former political prisoners
concerning today’s opening of a monument in Moscow… 451 more words

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WHERE IS MAZI NNAMDI KANU

This was love: a string of coincidences that gathered significance and became miracles.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Half of a Yellow Sun

Please where is Nnamdi Kanu¿

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Vietnam arrests dissident for attempt to overthrow government

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnamese police have arrested a dissident accused of attempting to overthrow the government, the communist state’s official website said on Wednesday, bringing to at least 17 the number of dissidents arrested this year.
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