Tuesday, June 11, 2013

News at Eleven: Poet Liao Yiwu, a survivor of Chinese prison

who now lives in Germany, was the most radical voice.

He said through a translator that China should be "split up into many countries." Asked by an attendee whether he was aware of the bloodshed brought by civil wars, including America's, he did not back down.

"Every time there is an overthrow of dynasty, there is blood that needs to be shed," Mr. Liao said.

from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Chinese dissidents in exile share experiences in North Side forum


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