[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official website] called [press release] on Chinese authorities Tuesday to release activists that have been detained for "creating a disturbance" by discussing the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. Pillay urged China to relax the anniversary-related restrictions placed on the media, encouraging the country to instead "facilitate dialogue and discussion as a means of overcoming the legacy of the past." Additionally, she stressed the importance of an independent investigation...

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