Tag Archives: Beijing

2009: Censored — Tang Xiyang’s A Green World Tour

It can be so very hard to imagine what it could have been like to live in a totalitarian state. While I worked in the S&T section at U.S. Embassy Beijing in China, I knew the Chinese environmentalist Tang Xiyang.   … Continue reading

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Canadian Embassy Beijing Blog: Remember Liu Xiaobo and Charter ’08

Canadian Embassy Beijing microblog social media posting to December 18th post to Chinese followers: “This month we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But that wasn’t the only important human rights documents issued on December … Continue reading

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May 1989 Student Leaflet, Beijing

When I went through my thousands of Flickr photo postings from my time in China to look for translations I can share here, I found this Peking University leaflet signed “A PLA Officer”  from 1989 that I came across online. … Continue reading

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