Chen Yunfei

July Featured Case: Chen Yunfei

Chen Yunfei is a performance artist who works at the intersection of human rights activism and art. His art is overtly political, intending to promote the Chinese pro-democracy movement. More

China Advocacy: Subversive Poetry, Prison, and Exile

[caption id="attachment_7819" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Yu Jie. Photo by Voice of America via Wikimedia Commons."][/caption] All across the world, we at PEN have noticed a trend against freedom of expression: the number… More

Another Writer Receives A Lengthy Prison Term

Dissident writer Chen Xi was sentenced to 10 years in prison on December 26, 2011, for “inciting subversion of state power” in essays published on overseas web sites. More

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