- Li Jianquang Acceptance Speech for Yang Tongyan
Li Jianquang Acceptance Speech for Yang Tongyan
Yang Tongyan is a dissident writer and member of the Independent Chinese PEN Center (ICPC). He is known for his critical writings published on web sites such as Boxun.com and EpochTimes.com. His online publications include poems, essays, novels, short stories and memos, many of which were written while in prison.
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