Monthly Archives: 九月 2014

Not Even China’s Great Firewall Can Shut Out News About Hong Kong’s Democracy Protests

By Christina Larson September 29, 2014

0929-firewall-Hong-Kong-970-630x420Riot police disperse demonstrators with tear gas during a protest near central government offices in Hong Kong on Sept. 28
Photograph by Lam Yik Fei/Bloomberg Continue reading

89. ZHANG QI (released)

89.   ZHANG Qi

Pen name               

Sex                          Male

Birth date                1983-03-30

Birth place              Chongqing City

Resident place         Chongqing City

Education               Chongqing Medicine University, Chongqing City Continue reading

88. WANG RONGQING (died)

88.   WANG Rongqing

Pen name               

Sex                          Male

Birth date                1943-12-09

Birth place              Shaoxing City, Zhejiang Province

Resident place         Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province Continue reading

87. WEI ZHENLING (released)

87.   WEI Zhenling

Pen name               

Sex                          Male

Birth date                1968-10-31

Birth place              Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province Continue reading

86. LIU XIAOBO

Liu Xiaobo1Sex                               Male

Birth date                1955-12-28

Birth place              Changchun City, Jilin Province

Resident place         Beijing City

Education               BA in literature, Jilin University (1982) and PhD in literature (1988) at Beijing Normal University

Profession              Freelance writer and human right activist (former President and current Honorary President of ICPC, Honorary member of German, American, Scottish,  Iceland, English Portuguese, Czech and Sydney  PEN Centers) Continue reading

Censors in China keep mainlanders in dark about Hong Kong protests

While the world watches tense protests in Hong Kong, many mainland citizens in China will not be able to see the unrest because of Chinese censorship.

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An Internet Where Nobody Says Anything-Ilham Tohti’s Sentence Shows Dark Vision for the Web of the Future

TEA LEAF NATION, DAVID WERTIME 09.25.14

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Chinese police impose tight security, sealing off the road leading to the Urumqi Intermediate People’s court, as the trial of Ilham Tohti begins, in Urumqi, September 17, 2014.

Here is what a court in Urumqi, the capital of China’s western Xinjiang region, concludes Ilham Tohti, a balding, thick-set, Continue reading

Massive crowds turn out in Hong Kong for peaceful protest

By Asian Correspondent Sep 29, 2014 8:22PM UTC

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Thousands of pro-democracy protesters gather at Hong Kong’s Mongkok district Monday evening. Pic: AP.

IN BRIEF: Thousands of pro-democracy protesters were taking part in peaceful protests across Hong Kong Monday night after authorities earlier withdrew riot police from the streets. Continue reading