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2019: HK Writer Hon Lai-chu — “Today’s Is Not the Only Reality”

Years of passionate protest for legality and citizen rights in Hong Kong by great numbers of people came to an end with what now seems to be the now seemingly definitive subjugation of the Hong Kong rights movement. Only a … Continue reading

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2022 Shanghai Lockdown Banned Protest Article: “The Patience of the People of Shanghai Has Reached its Limit”

[Radio France International’s Chinese language service discussed this and other reports on the fallout from the strict Shanghai covid closures in an April 17th article. Read it with Google Translate. ] Shanghai People’s Patience has Reached Its Limit Original 普通市民 … Continue reading

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PRC Profs: Our Attitude Towards Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

This petition now circulating among Chinese academics on Chinese social media is being now censored by China’s Internet overseers. The official PRC attitude seems to be uncomfortable, quiet support reflected in its abstention at the United Nations Security Council and … Continue reading

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PRC Scholar: Mass Protests Unorganized, Not Stability Threat, Totalitarian System Can Handle Them

This article on mass protests [群体性事件】aka mass incidents in China appeared on Aisixiang, an academic website that carries some intriguing articles at times, and has gotten suppressed now and then over the years.  This article reproduced on Aisixiang originally appeared … Continue reading

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Party Worries Reflected in Beatings of Marxist Students

Just saw this posted today. A recounting of Party/Peking University staff/police abuse of students in the Peking University Marxist Society that was closed down late last year. A November 2018 Hong Kong Free Press report “Too Marxist for China? Radical … Continue reading

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2008: Dog Lover Demos in Beijing and Chengdu

Some demos are legal in China. Recently dog and cat lovers took to the streets. China protest decries custom of eating cats By GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press Writer Gillian Wong, Associated Press Writer 1 hr 45 mins ago BEIJING – … Continue reading

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2009: PRC Online Petition Websites Increase Rapidly

Swarms of angry people converging on government offices naturally worries officials. They worry especially about people who go to higher levels to report abuses at lower levels of government.  Online petitioning on local governments setting up websites to improve citizen … Continue reading

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十月份浙江省湖州市民抗议 

被中国有关方面想重写现代史的官僚作和谐的报道太多了。为了做个纪念我把几片照片放在这里。 Online reports of the many popular protests in China are made to disappear quickly by officials who want to write a more harmonious account of modern Chinese history. These things never happened!  Remember, or rather don’t remember.   Most … Continue reading

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2011: Sina Microblogs on the Wukan Incident December 17, 2011 Part II

Searches on the village name ‘Wukan’ were blocked the morning of 12/17 Beijing time except for one stray. I notice that some microblogs which still carry much material on Wukan so I am translating or summarizing some of it here … Continue reading

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2011: Translations from Selected Sina Microblogs on Wukan Village Incident Part I

Translations from Selected Sina Microblogs on Wukan Village Incident December 16, 2011 Qu wat: #Wukan Village# The escalation of the Wukan Village incident this December has become the banner of our desire for freedom. This is the kind of mass … Continue reading

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