Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Chinese Human Rights Dissident Li Hong Imprisoned, Dies New Years Eve

Founding Editor Li Hong of Zhejiang News died on New Years Eve in a Chinese hospital bed surrounded by Security Police.

Chinese Communist Party authorities, immediately sealed off news of the death of Li and stopped Human Rights Activists from attending his funeral.

On the 23 January, 2008 I wrote here that Li suffered from advanced stage muscular dystrophy and his health was in decline. A Court in Zhejiang Province, sentenced Li to 6 years in prison for writing articles critical of the Chinese Communist Party

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