Women's Voices

Lawyers and supporters of human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang protest their inability to meet Wang 900 days after he disappeared in a July 2015 crackdown, in Tianjin, Jan. 12, 2018.

'One Day, Quanzhang Will Be Free'

Li Wenzu, wife of disappeared human rights attorney Wang Quanzhang, says the family will continue to press for him to see a lawyer, in spite of zero response from the authorities so far.



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Timeline: Aung San Suu Kyi, a Political Destiny

Dissidents' Wives


Behind most dissidents and activists is a wife who quietly supports his cause and struggles just as much. They speak to the media when their husbands are in prison, they protest and plead authorities - often to no avail. They are creative like Chinese activist Hu Jia's wife Zeng Jinyan, who became a famous blogger, or just holding on and being pillars of strength for their husbands.

The dissidents' wives are extraordinary women, fighting in their own way for freedom of information and human dignity. When they speak up, they open the world’s eyes to the very high cost paid by their families.

Conversation with Aung San Suu Kyi

Every Friday, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi addresses ordinary people's concerns in a broadcast program in Burmese.

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