The Summer 2011 edition of the TOS-USA newsletter has been published. This is a printed newsletter, mailed to TOS members. The exact same document is available to be read on this website. Click the title of this article to read.
On Christmas Day 2009, a court in Beijing convicted Liu Xiaobo of “inciting subversion of state power” and sentenced him to 11 years in prison and two additional years of deprivation of political rights. The verdict cited as evidence passages from six essays Liu published online between 2005 and 2007 and his role in drafting Charter 08, an online petition for democratic reform issued on December 9; 2008 which has since been co-signed by some 10,000 persons, mostly Chinese in China.