Hu Shigen, "a labor and political activist, university lecturer, and writer, is one of the few remaining Chinese citizens charged with “counterrevolutionary crimes” to remain in prison, due for release in 2010. He was arrested in September 1992 for planning activities in several of China’s major cities commemorating the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen crackdown, and for planning to establish the Preparatory Committee of the Free Labor Union of China. Hu was a founding member of the China Freedom and Democracy Party and campaigned for government accountability for the violent suppression of the democracy movement in June 1989." 
- Winner of the 2008 NED Democracy Award
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- Biographies, NED, accessed June 29, 2008.