Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been ordered to pay 15 million yuan (1.7 million euros) in back taxes, he said Tuesday, branding the move an attempt to "crush" him for his outspoken ...
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was released on bail after three months of detention is not permitted to leave Beijing "without permission" said the Chinese authorities.
Soviet dissident Yelena Bonner, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Andrei Sakharov, has died at her home in the US aged 88.
Dissidents in Yemen called on Monday for a swift transfer of power from President Ali Abdullah Saleh who is in Saudi Arabia after surgery for injuries sustained during an attack on his compound on ...
The Cuban government has agreed to release political dissident Oscar Elias Biscet and allow him to stay in the country.
A senior UN official is to meet with Myanmar’s freed democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a two-day visit to Yangon this weekend.
Several thousand French mayors have declared their support for the residents of the controversial Iranian camp in the Iraqi province of Diyala.
A Cuban dissident economist just freed after years in prison and refusing to go into exile, Sunday slammed the communist government saying chaos was looming if Cuba did not launch economic and ...
The Chinese government says the Norwegian Nobel committee has violated the Nobel Peace Prize by awarding it to dissident Liu Xiabao, and warns that ties between the two countries could suffer.
Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was given the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Friday, despite the Chinese government having warned Norway that the choice would damage bilateral relations.