Wen Yunchao, more commonly known by his online alias “Bei Feng,” launched a series of online campaigns in support of human rights and against Internet censorship. He was awarded the French Republic’s 2010 Human Rights Prize by the French National Consultative Commission on Human Rights, in recognition of his efforts and contribution to promoting China's human rights movements through social media. Wen is based in New York.
Last Updated: July 21, 2014
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