mandag 28. oktober 2013

Interview: 'The Police Take Me Grocery Shopping and Tap My Phone'

Chinese pro-democracy activist and retired Shandong University physics professor Sun Wenguang, who turns 80 this year, is no stranger to dissent. Punished as a "rightist" in the early 1960s, Sun was pilloried and locked up for more than five years during the political violence of the Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) for his outspoken criticism of then supreme leader Mao Zedong. He has continued to publish online, speaking out against the government and promoting human rights and democracy. Read more