China's 'steel mouse' is still roaring – warily

A good story from the IHT on what its like to express personal views in today’s China. We need more people like Liu.

Even so, Liu has resumed writing. Several months ago, she signed an online petition calling for the release of Du Daobin, another online Internet essayist. Du, in fact, had been jailed after calling for her release.

Asked why she still takes such risks, she said, “It’s the right thing for me to do, so I’m going to keep doing it.”