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Detained Chinese Activist Dies After Critical Illness

A prominent Chinese human rights activist has died after falling critically ill in a prison where she was denied medical treatment.Cao Shunli passed away in a Beijing hospital after authorities had allowed her to be transferred there recently. She was suffering from liver disease and tuberculosis.The 52-year-old dissident had campaigned for human rights in China. She was last seen publicly when she was arrested last September while preparing to travel to Geneva to participate in a human...

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