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Ni Yulan

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Ni Yulan
Beijing, China
Known forhuman rights advocacy
SpouseDong Jiqin (Chinese: 董继勤)
ChildrenDong Xuan (Chinese: 董璇, daughter)

Ni Yulan is a Chinese business lawyer.[1] In 2016, she received the International Women of Courage Award.[2]


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Ni fought for property rights for people who lost their homes because of building for the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She went to prison many times.[3] In prison she was beaten and lost the use of her legs.[2] She applied for a passport to travel to the U.S. to receive the award, but the Chinese government refused.[4]

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  1. Reuters (25 April 2016). "Chinese rights lawyer Ni Yulan placed under house arrest". Retrieved 5 February 2017 – via The Guardian. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "China Blocks Activist's Trip to US for 'Women of Courage' Award". VOA News website. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  3. "Rights activist Ni Yulan 'barred from leaving' China". 30 March 2016. Retrieved 5 February 2017 – via www.bbc.com.
  4. Hernández, Javier C. (31 March 2016). "Activist Says China Didn't Allow Her to Receive Award in U.S." Retrieved 5 February 2017 – via NYTimes.com.