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Burma frees 73 political prisoners Jul 24, 1:39 pm
London, July 24 (ANI): Burma has released some 73 political prisoners, after President Thein Sein promised to free all dissidents by the end of the year.
London, May 23 (ANI): Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has released an expletive-ridden heavy metal music video criticising abuses of state power in China.
London, May 21 (ANI): Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng, who fled to the US last year, has said he thinks Washington should do more to protect the relatives he left behind in China.
Saudi clerics blame Twitter for 'immoral souls' May 19, 4:04 pm
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A leading senior religious clerics in Saudi Arabia has said that Saudi citizens using Twitter will risk damnation.
London, May 9 (ANI): Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is being pressed once again by dissident shareholders to step down as chairman of News Corporation.
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei to release heavy metal album Mar 12, 9:50 am
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei has announced that he would release a debut album influenced by heavy metal music.
Beijing court takes rare decision against 'black jail' system used to suppress dissidents Feb 7, 1:46 pm
Washington, Feb. 7 (ANI): In a rare legal attack on the obscure 'black jail' system used to suppress dissent in Beijing, a court sentenced 10 men to prison for illegally detaining petitioners and ordered them to pay compensation to their victims.
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Cyber attacks on Western companies, governments and foreign-based dissidents that are believed to originate in China are growing, experts have warned.
Sydney, Jan. 29 (ANI): Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng said that after pondering over the future of the authoritarian system he escaped in China he came to a defiant conclusion that 'it's doomed'.
Narendra Modi exchanges pleasantries with rival Keshubhai Patel Dec 20, 5:15 pm
Gandhinagar, Dec 20 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is now set for a third consecutive term, met dissident BJP leader and Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) chief Keshubhai Patel here today.
Ahmedabad, Dec. 5 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lashed out at the Congress Party and urged the people to bring to an end 'dynastic politics' to strengthen the democratic structure of the country, while welcoming the dissident senior Congress leader Narhari Amin to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
London, Dec. 4 (ANI): A dissident Buddhist monk who had been released for President Barack Obama's Burma visit and gave a welcome to democratic reforms introduced in the country, has reportedly been thrown back in jail after over alleged fears that he might protest again.
Blind dissident Chen says nephew's conviction is China's 'retribution for his escape' Dec 2, 1:22 pm
Beijing, Dec. 2 (ANI): Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has said that the conviction of his nephew in China was retribution to his escape from house arrest and move to the United States.
London, Nov 29 (ANI): China has attacked British singer Sir Elton John for his support of dissident artist Ai Weiwei, accusing him of being 'disrespectful'.
Elton John sparks stir after dedicating show to Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei in Beijing Nov 26, 3:44 pm
Beijing, Nov. 26 (ANI): Singer Sir Elton John has caused controversy in China after publicly dedicating his only concert in Beijing to Chinese artist and political critic Ai Weiwei.
Brit-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor makes 'Gangnam Style' video in support of Ai Weiwei Nov 22, 4:01 pm
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Indian-born British sculptor Anish Kapoor has produced a Gangnam Style video in support of Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei.
No major Burmese political dissidents released under amnesty scheme, say rights activists Nov 16, 1:35 pm
Rangoon, Nov. 16 (ANI): Burma has started releasing 452 prisoners under an amnesty on Thursday, but pressure groups and relatives said that they have not yet heard of any political detainees being among those freed.
Despite flaws, Americans should be proud of country's democracy: Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei Nov 6, 3:34 pm
Beijing, Nov. 6 (ANI): Chinese dissident and artist Ai Weiwei has said despite its flaws, Americans should be proud of their democracy, because its elections don't seem to engender their progress and that China's one-party system is 'inhuman'which 'stands against the weight of civilization'.
London, Oct. 25 (ANI): Russia has been accused of abducting a dissident from Ukraine, according to a report.
'Oswald's assassination of Kennedy was guided by hardline Stalinist dissidents' suggests new book Oct 24, 4:22 pm
London, Oct. 24 (ANI): Nearly 50 years after the assassination of President John F Kennedy in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963, a new book has suggested that assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, was guided by hardline Stalinist dissidents.
Beijing, Oct. 2 (ANI): Chinese authorities are cancelling the business license of a design company associated with famed dissident artist Ai Weiwei.
Ai Weiwei loses final appeal against $2.4 million tax fine Sep 27, 5:37 pm
London, Sep. 27 (ANI): Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei's second and final appeal for his 2.4 million dollar tax fine has been rejected.
Beijing, Sept 1 (ANI): A Chinese dissident convicted of subversion charges with the help of evidence provided by Internet giant Yahoo has been released from jail.
London, Aug 2 (ANI): Blind dissident Chen Guangcheng has urged American officials to investigate his case and protect his family in China.
Damascus, Aug 2 (ANI): Rebel groups in Syria have said that a government-in-exile headed by a splinter group of dissidents was 'stillborn', and added that it did not represent the opposition's demands.
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