Award Name : Civil Courage Prize
Year of Award : 2012
Award for : Human Rights
Location : Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Yu Jie is a Chinese writer and democracy activist. The bestselling author of more than 30 books, Yu was described by the New York Review of Books in 2012 as "one of China's most prominent essayists and critics".He received Civil Courage Prize in 2012.