First China Dissident

May 1979
National Review;5/25/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p665
The article reports on the arrest of Wei Jing-sheng, a Chinese dissident. Wei Jing-sheng was charged by the Chinese authorities with counterrevolution. One of his crimes was writing of a wall poster that describes Qin Cheng Prison. He tells that each inmate has his own small cell and they should sleep facing the door. The arrest of Wei is an example of moves made by the Chinese government to suppress freedom of expression.


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