Monthly Archives: 5月 2014

Tienchi Martin-Liao: One Loses the People, Because He Loses Their Hearts

by Tienchi Martin-Liao / March 12, 2014 /

In which a Uyghur academic predicts his own disappearance.

Free Ilham Tohti

Image by Twitter user @HisOvalness.

He foresaw the outcome almost a year ago. In July of 2013, Ilham Tohti, Continue reading

Survivor recounts China’s Tiananmen Square ‘cover-up’

Oren Dorell, USA TODAY 7:48 p.m. EDT May 30, 2014

(Photo: Oren Dorell, USA TODAY)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Adam Chen’s life changed in Beijing on June 4, 1989, when he saw friends shot to death in what became known as the Tiananmen Square massacre. Thousands of people died that day, Continue reading

Detentions Continue as Tiananmen Anniversary Nears

Yet more detentions have been added to the dozens already carried out ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown next week. From AP:

Wang Aizhong, a founder of the Southern Street Movement, which calls for an end to one-party rule, Continue reading

Lunch with the FT: Guo Jian

By Tom Mitchell
Now an artist creating work out of minced pork and litter, the former soldier and Tiananmen Square protester recalls the horrors of that night in Beijing 25 years ago. By Tom Mitchell

Luke Waller’s illustration of Luke Waller©Luke Waller Continue reading

EU project to explore media freedom and pluralism

By Alice Kirkland / 27 May, 2014

(Photo: Anatolii Stepanov / Demotix)
Free speech has always been a concern to the EU, with flaws in the world of press freedom and pluralism in Europe still apparent today. In an attempt to raise awareness to these problems, both on an institutional Continue reading

Rename the street DC Chinese Embassy is located to ‘Liu Xiaobo Street’ urges @NancyPelosi /Rep. Frank Wolf

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What Might Twitter In China Look Like?

In brief comments at Code Conference on Wednesday, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said that while the company has no immediate plans for entry into China, Continue reading

Rename Chinese embassy’s street in Washington, US lawmakers urge

May 30, 2014, 10:08 am

Rename Chinese embassy s street in Washington, US lawmakers urge


Washington (AFP) – US lawmakers called Thursday for the street outside Continue reading