Monthly Archives: 6月 2014

THE SUPREME COURT GETS IT RIGHT ON CELL-PHONE PRIVACY

POSTED BY JOHN CASSIDY


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It’s not so often these days that I write anything favorable about the Supreme Court. But here’s a quick shout-out to Wednesday’s ruling from the Justices, a unanimous one, Continue reading

Supreme Court to Cops Who Want to Search Your Cellphone: Get a Warrant

The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that police generally may not search the cellphones of Americans who have been arrested without a search warrant.
—By Dana Liebelson | Tue Sep. 17, 2013 6:00 AM EDT | Updated Wed Jun. 25, 2014 11:00 AM EDT

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The not-so-subtle diplomatic tactic of renaming streets to troll other countries

BY ADAM TAYLOR June 25

China’s Washington Embassy (Google Maps)

China’s Washington embassy is getting a new address, according to The Washington Post’s Dr. Gridlock blog: No. 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza. Continue reading

Tiananmen Exiles-Voices of the Struggle for Democracy in China

ROWENA XIAOQING HE 06.25.14

In the spring of 1989, millions of citizens across China took to the streets in a nationwide uprising against government corruption and authoritarian rule. What began Continue reading

China calls U.S. bid to name street for Nobel peace laureate a ‘farce’

BEIJING Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:32am EDT


Workers prepare the Nobel Peace Prize laureate exhibition ”I Have No Enemies” for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo at the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo December 9, 2010. REUTERS/Toby Melville

 

(Reuters) – China on Wednesday dismissed as a “farce” Continue reading

Hong Kong Chief Hits Back After Chinese Media Attacks Poll

2014-06-24


Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung (R) meets with Hong Kong businessmen in Beijing, April 11, 2012.
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Hong Kong’s chief executive C.Y. Leung on Tuesday hit back at Continue reading

Crosses in China’s Wenzhou City Fall Amid Widening Crackdown on Churches

2014-06-24

Officials check vehicles leading to the town of Oubei, outside the city of Wenzhou on April 30, 2014, where Chinese authorities began demolishing a Christian church two days earlier.
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Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang Continue reading

US push to rename Chinese embassy street after dissident

25 June 2014 Last updated at 12:02 ET Share this pagePrint


A picture of Liu Xiaobo seen inside the Nobel Peace Center on the day of The Nobel Peace Prize Continue reading