Tag Archives: Sakharov Prize

Zeng Jinyan’s Visit to Hu Jia Obstructed

Zeng Jinyan expressed disappointment in her latest blog post that she was once again forbidden to see Hu Jia, even though her mother-in-law was finally allowed to meet with her son last Thursday.  This is the second month in a … Continue reading

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Hu Jia’s wife Zeng Jinyan Sent a Video Message to the Sakharov Prize Award Ceremony

From the European Parliament: The award of the 2008 Sakharov prize for human rights to jailed Chinese dissident Hu Jia took place at midday Wednesday. In his absence his wife gave an emotional and moving video message from under house … Continue reading

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European Parliament: Special Ceremony to Honour Hu Jia

From the European Parliament 15-12-2008 – 17:29 : Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought: 20th anniversary and 2008 winner Chinese political activist Hu Jia This year’s Sakharov Prize ceremonies in Strasbourg have a dual character. To celebrate the 20th anniversary … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama Praised European Parliament for Awarding the Sakharov Prize to Hu Jia

In his recent address to European Lawmakers, His Holiness the Dalai Lama praised the European Parliament for awarding the Sakharov Price to Hu Jia.  The speech was delivered on 4 December 2008 at Brussels as a part of His Holiness’ … Continue reading

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Hu Jia: Life in Prison

Zeng Jinyan wrote a new post about her visit to Hu Jia last Friday. Hu Jia had finally received the news about the Sakharov Prize award, even though Zeng Jinyan was given deliberate instructions not to discuss the award with … Continue reading

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About Hu Jia and the Sakharov Prize

I have been observing with great amusement how some bloggers have managed to hijack the news about Hu Jia’s Sakharov Prize award to advance their agenda. Their motives, in both cases, are far from honourable. I am referring to how … Continue reading

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