Latest Hu Jia Stories

2008-10-23 09:00:13

Chinese political activist Hu Jia won the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the parliament announced Thursday.

2008-08-06 09:00:16

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo [By John Duce] Beijing, Aug. 6 Kyodo - A series of small protests were held in Beijing on Wednesday as demonstrators attempted to evade the massive security operation in place for the Olympic Games.

2008-07-20 03:00:35

By Leonard, Mark 'For years we couldn't wait for the Olympics to start.

2006-05-29 06:06:50

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Families of victims of the 1989 military crackdown on Tiananmen Square demonstrators have called on the government to reassess the incident and compensate victims, days ahead of the sensitive anniversary of the event.

2006-03-22 08:05:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top AIDS official said on Wednesday that he had no idea where a missing Chinese activist was, but said the government had a very good relationship with private groups involved in fighting the disease.

2006-03-21 08:30:00

The wife of a Chinese AIDS activist missing for over a month said on Tuesday she was no closer to discovering his whereabouts despite repeated requests to the police and state security apparatus for information.

2006-03-17 08:15:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese AIDS activists on Friday called for the release of fellow rights worker Hu Jia, who vanished a month ago, while his wife said she still had no idea where he was and was becoming increasingly worried.

2006-02-07 07:43:59

By Benjamin Kang Lim BEIJING (Reuters) - China's crackdown on domestic non-governmental organizations has forced an AIDS activist to quit the group he set up after international funding dried up and some volunteers resigned in the face of intimidation.

2005-07-24 03:28:06

By Steve Keating MONTREAL (Reuters) - Olympic champion Hu Jia of China nailed his final dive to win the 10 meter platform title at the world championships on Saturday, giving a resurgent China their second gold medal in as many days.

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