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Too Bad for Chen Guangcheng’s Timing – George W. Bush Did Much More for Chinese Dissidents

President Bush welcomed to the White House three human rights activists from China, including one whose Internet blog was blocked by Chinese authorities after it was nominated for two top international awards. The three – author Yu Jie, law professor … Continue reading ?
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WashPost Editorial Board, But Not Post Reporters, Tag Chen Guangcheng As a 'Human Rights Activist'

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

Yesterday I noted how two Washington Post reporters, Andrew Higgins and Keith Richburg, studiously refused to tag Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng as a "human rights activist." Curious about whether the Post has ever described him ... Read Post

NYT Blasts Bush on Chinese Human Rights on Same Day Prez Meets With Activists

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (6 years ago)

Whoops.  On the very day that the New York Times takes President Bush harshly to task for failing to promote human rights in China, the president meets at the White House.... with five Chinese human rights activists. Railed the Time... Read Post

Washington Post Still Avoiding Describing Chinese Dissident Chen a 'Human Rights Activist'

US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (3 years ago)

In the domain of what properly constitutes human rights issues, forced abortions and sterilizations have to fall in that category. So why isn't the Washington Post describing Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng as a "human rights acti... Read Post


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