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2017/07/24 | Phil Robertson

OPINION: Vietnam's Growing Online Community is Under Threat

Foreign donors should make it clear to Hanoi that closer relations depend on Vietnam tolerating its critics, rather than sending them to prison, says Phil Robertson.

2017/07/20 | Fengshi Wu

Bumpy Road Ahead: Living with China's New NGO Laws

The full implementation and revision of the new law will take time, and the process will not be smooth, writes Fengshi Wu.

2017/07/19 | Elaine Pearson

Australia's Silence on Liu Xiaobo is Shameful

'As Liu lay dying in the hospital, there was a shameful silence from Australia’s leaders on Liu’s case. Canada, France, Germany, Taiwan, and the U.S. all called on the Chinese authorities to free Liu and allow him and his wife to travel abroad for medical treatment. Australia made so no such call.'

2017/07/15 | Shannon Lin

PHOTO STORY: Taiwan Remembers Liu Xiaobo

Hundreds gathered near Taipei’s Liberty Square last night to commemorate the life of Liu Xiaobo

2017/07/14 | TNL Staff

Liu Xiaobo’s Lawyer to Testify before US Congress as Focus Turns to Widow

As attention now turns to freeing Liu Xia, will the White House pressure China on its human rights abuses?

2017/07/12 | TNL Staff

'I Have No Enemies: My Final Statement' - Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Lecture

'I still want to say to this regime, which is depriving me of my freedom, that I stand by the convictions I expressed in my June Second Hunger Strike Declaration twenty years ago ‑ I have no enemies and no hatred'

2017/07/10 | Phil Robertson

OPINION: Murder of Cambodian Government Critic Still Needs Investigation

The killing of Kem Ley requires a thorough, professional and unbiased investigation that will follow the facts, wherever they lead, and hold accountable all involved no matter their position or their power, writes Phil Robertson.

2017/07/09 | Edward White

As Liu Xiaobo Enters Final Days, World Watches Xi’s Move — Lawyer

'If President Xi now decides he wants to keep Liu Xiaobo in China and silenced he will have to do so in the full view of the world knowing he is intentionally hastening his death.'

2017/07/07 | Jackie Sheehan

Persecuted (Almost) to the End: China, Let Liu Xiaobo Leave

'The struggle for proper protection of citizens’ rights in China will shortly have to go on without Liu Xiaobo, one of its most thoughtful, decent, and eloquent proponents.'

2017/07/03 | Edward White

Q&A: Susan Finder Deconstructs the Chinese Court System

'It is still a court system with Chinese characteristics but the idea is to have a more competent court system for the millions of cases that are not political.'

2017/06/26 | Phil Robertson

Dear Mr Xi, Don't Send Refugees Back to North Korea

'There is no way to sugarcoat this: if these people are forced back to North Korea, their lives and safety will be at risk,' writes Phil Robertson.

2017/06/24 | Jolyon Ford

The Role of the Consumer in Fighting Modern Slavery

Anti-slavery legislation is a good start, but if we want a future where goods are produced free of slavery it requires government, business and consumers to all be pulling in the same direction, Jolyon Ford writes.