Reporters Without Borders

Nobel Laureate Mo Yan Hopes for Liu Xiaobo’s Freedom

In a press conference on Friday, Nobel Literature prizewinner Mo Yan gave an unexpected expression of support for fellow laureate Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned winner of the 2010 Peace Prize. Mo’s statement has dampened fierce criticism from dissidents, raised questions about how he might use his...

Grandfather of Tibetan Religious Figure Self-Immolates

An exiled Tibetan holds a photograph of Sangay Gyatso during a candlelight vigil in solidarity the 27-year-old's self-immolation that resulted in his death. Another Tibetan man set himself on fire in Gansu Province over the weekend. (STR/AFP/GettyImages) An elderly Tibetan man who is the grand...