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A letter from GAO Zhisheng (1)

A few days ago, I saw many people retweeting a message about helping brother of human rights lawyer GAO Zhisheng selling his dates. Briefly: After his release as a from prison,高智晟 Zhisheng, the once hailed as best lawyer of the year … Continue reading

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A Letter from GAO Zhisheng (2)

This is the second letter GAO wrote regarding people’s helping his brother’s  selling dates. Dear Brother YANG Hai, and (cc) HU Jia, First I would like to express my gratitude to you, and also please help me to pass my … Continue reading

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Remembering June 4th, 1989

六月某時 秀場寡頭樂隊 Sometimes in June by Show Oligarch 六月的一天           One day in June 全是年輕的臉        all young faces 他們在春風裏        in the spring breeze 忘記了時間            forgetting time … Continue reading

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Searching for Elder Sister Kou Yanding

Kou Yanding was taken away by police in Beijing on October 10th for “picking quarrels and provoking disturbances.” Kou Yanding is a bestselling author on such incendiary subjects as trying on parliamentary procedures in Chinese villages and endurance walking. Until … Continue reading

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Oxford Alumnus Appeal for Liu Jianshu

Like many Chinese young people, Liu Jianshu 柳建树 studied abroad and chose to come back to China. Unlike most young Chinese graduates from abroad, he did not choose a place to make a lot of money with his background of … Continue reading

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October 1st, the National Day, and Hong Kong

Today is October 1st, 2014, it is the 65th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. In Beijing, tens of thousands people went to Tiananmen Square in the early morning to watch the flag-raising ceremony. It is … Continue reading

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Ilham Tohti, “Forced Separatism”?

AFTER a two-day trial last week, Ilham Tohti, a scholar who has spoken critically of China’s policies toward people of his Uighur ethnicity, was sentenced on September 23rd to life in prison for separatism. Many Western powers ‘outraged’ after China … Continue reading

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