On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how the government is responding to democracy grassroots movement in China. Recently, prominent Chinese activist and human rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years in prison on charges of “gathering a crowd to disturb public order.” Many other activists have been harassed or arrested. What is the state of activism for human rights and social justice in China? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you
Renee Xia, international director of Chinese Human Rights Defenders Network
Paul Mooney, award-winning freelance journalist
Phelim Kine, deputy director in Human Rights Watch’s Asia Division.
Nieman Reports: The state of journalism in China, 25 years after Tiananmen
Human Rights Watch: World Report 2013: China