BBC and Xinjiang

A Xinjiang Report On February 2, BBC published an article alleging forced labour and systematic rape even genocide in Uyghur concentration camps in China’s Xinjiang Province. Three days later, a Chinese media labelled BBC fake news. Almost immediately, a BBC journalist complained. Then the owner of a website that is dedicated to introducing Chinese writers, particularly the controversial/discident writers, jumped […]

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A Man of Justice

A man reported to police, “Some terrorists threaten to throw me out of the house.” “That’s terrible,” said the cop. “Why do they want to throw you out of the house, sir?” “They say that’s their house and do not want me to stay there.” “Fair enough. How did you get there in the first place?” inquired the cop. “I […]

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Democracy and Dictatorship

Democracy or Dictatorship? The Corporate United States The essence  The Corporate United States The form COMMENTS FROM GOOGLE PLUS Jan 18, 2017 Mani Elliott What’s wrong with democracy? All Things Chinese Democracy without centralization, for a group, it could mean inefficiency; for a country, it might lead to anarchy. But this is still not the worst scenario. What’s truly nasty […]

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The Memory of June 4, 1989, by a Student on Tiananmen Square

The following is a Chinese post titled “Why None of the Student Leaders Died? (很多学生死了, 为何柴玲, 吾尔开希, 李录等发起人却还活着?) “, written in 2004. The author took a hunger strike on Tiananmen Square until the last minute. Translation and photos added by Fish.  The so-called “pro-democracy student leaders” claimed there was a “massacre” taken place on June 4th in Beijing. The question is, if this […]

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A Scholar’s Recount Of The Tiananmen Incident 1989

The following is an eye-twinness account penned in 2009 by 彩云舒, a Beijing scholar. English translation by Fish, photos and captions also added by Fish.  In 1989, I briefly returned to Beijing for a research project that was jointly carried out by China’s Science Academy and an overseas company and had an opportunity to observe the whole process of the […]

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An Eye-Witness Account Of The Tiananmen Incident 1989

The following are a Chinese language post penned by 老气横秋 who participated and witnessed the Tiananmen Incident 1989 and its English translation. Photos and captions are added by Fish.  May 18, 1989, Beijing factory workers joined the anti-corruption movement taking place in the Tiananmen Square initiated by university students. The corrupted officials were mainly referring to Deng Pufang, Deng Xiaoping’s […]

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COVID19 Pandemic (3) – The World

The World Pandemic Outbreak in Italy Dr Remuzzi, co-author of a paper in The Lancet, says he is now hearing information from Italian GPs. “They remember having seen strange pneumonia in November. It means the virus was circulating in Italy before the outbreak in China.” An artwork by Aurora Different Foreign Policies from Different Cultural Traditions China sent a medical […]

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