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How Germany Won Freedom for the Widow of China’s Most Famous...

BEIJING — Until the door of the plane that took her to freedom in Germany closed, they hovered around. They escorted her on the...

Liu Xia, Detained Widow of Nobel Peace Laureate, Leaves China

BEIJING — The ailing widow of Liu Xiaobo, the Chinese democracy advocate and Nobel Peace Prize laureate who died of cancer last year under...

Feature: Her Husband Was a Princeton Graduate Student. Then He Was...

The wiretap must have kept somebody very busy, because Sheikhzadeh, who lived alone in a West Village apartment furnished mainly with books, was the...

Israel Penalizes Palestinians for Payments to Prisoners and ‘Martyrs’

Issa Qaraqe, the Palestinian Authority’s commissioner of prisoner affairs, told the official Voice of Palestine Radio on Tuesday, “The goal of this law is...

Hopes for New Era of Malaysian Free Speech Are High, but...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — For his cartoons skewering Malaysia’s political elite, Zulkiflee Anwar Haque was hit with nine sedition charges and banned from leaving...

Hunger Strike Creates Unwanted Backdrop for Russia During World Cup

MOSCOW — A praised Ukrainian film director imprisoned in Russia has been turning down food for a month, attracting international support and creating an...

The Saturday Profile: Exiled in the U.S., a Lawyer Warns of...

From his suburban home in New Jersey, Teng Biao has watched in frustration as what he sees as the apologies to China from Western...

Atrocities Under Kim Jong-un: Indoctrination, Prison Gulags, Executions

With the meeting of President Trump and Kim Jong-un of North Korea on Tuesday in Singapore, human rights groups are watching for Mr. Trump...

Tunisia Truth Commission Brings One Court Case in Four Years

Each indictment can have multiple victims or suspects, and the commission said that the 16 submitted covered the cases of 245 victims. Mr. Matmati’s is...

Hong Kong Marks Tiananmen Crackdown, as China Ignores Event

One reason for the declining attendance is that many student organizations are unwilling to join the vigil, arguing that the event should focus on...

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