Étiqueté : dissidents’


No smash out: The nervous existence of China’s exiled dissidents

When Chinese dissident Sheng Xue fled to Canada, she thought she had finally escaped the watchful eye of Chinese authorities. But late one winter’s night, a car pulled up outside her Toronto home. It marked the beginning of many such clandestine visits by people she believes to be Chinese agents. Xue, who was granted asylum…


Maldives top courtroom reverses dissidents’ beginning

A political crisis in the Maldives has taken a new turn after three judges at the country’s top court reversed a landmark ruling to release nine opposition politicians. The new order on Tuesday came hours after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency and sent in security forces to storm the Supreme Court building…