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Liu Qing

Liu Qing
Liu Qing (2015)

... originally Liu Jianwei, born in 1946,  trained as a construction engineer in Nanjing, where he participated in the 1976 "April Fifth" movement. In November 1978 he became one of the co-founders of the independent journal "April 5th Forum" in Beijing. Arrested in 1980 for publishing the transcript of the 1979 trial of Wei Jingsheng, he remained imprisoned for close to eleven years for his activities during the Beijing Democracy Wall movement . In 1992 he arrived in the US where he became chairman of the organization "Human Rights in China". Liu currently lives in New York.

 

 

Interview with Liu Qing (on May 28, 2014 at the Asiatic Hotel in Flushing, New York)

Here you find the Chinese text of the interview (an English translation will be provided later).


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