- Hua Ze
Ms. Hua Ze, friend of Liu Xia, is a member of the Independent Chinese PEN Center’s Writers in Prison Committee. She is a documentary filmmaker, human rights activist, and visiting scholar at Columbia University. She is also an editor of Close Encounters with Police, which was published on June 4, 2012, in Hong Kong. The English translation In the Shadow of the Rising Dragon was published by Palgrave Macmillan in October 2013 in the U.S.
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