Monthly Archives: August 2013

What Would You Tell your Daughter, Mr. Xi? Letter to Xi Jinping from Zhang Qing

(This blogpost is reposted from China Media Report. It is written and tranlsated by David Bandurski) Dissident writer and activist Guo Feixiong (郭飞雄) — also known as Yang Maodong (杨茂东) — has been detained in Guangzhou on charges of “disrupting … Continue reading

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Citizen XU Zhiyong Calls behind Bars

Rights activist, Lawyer and Lecturer Xu Zhiyong, who has been detained by police since mid-July, has released a secretly-filmed video message from detention, calling on more Chinese citizens to stand up for their constitutional rights. The vidoe was shot on … Continue reading

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The Death of a Soldier and the Protest in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – Tens of thousands of Taiwanese gathered in downtown Taipei on Saturday, August 3, to protest the death of a 24-year old soldierHung Chung-chiu confined to a brig as punishment for bringing an unauthorised cellphone onto his … Continue reading

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