mandag 28. september 2015

As Xi Leads Summit at the U.N., Images of Detained Chinese Women Stare From Across the Street

A close-up of the Chinese journalist Gao Yu shows a pensive, determined face framed by cropped hair. The face looks out from the glass lobby of the United States Mission to the United Nations, along with images of 19 other women whose images are styled like mug shots: They are all women who are or have been imprisoned for dissent. Across the street at the United Nations headquarters on Sunday morning, President Xi Jinping of China led a summit of world leaders to mark the anniversary of a conference on women’s rights in Beijing 20 years ago. Read more