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Chen Guangcheng’s Family under Intense Harassment Lately


You would think life has moved on, and the Chinese government has gotten over Chen Guangcheng, the blind barefoot lawyer they had imprisoned and then placed under house arrest. But no, they haven’t. Exactly a year after Chen Guangcheng fled … Continue reading

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Heard on Weibo – Huzhou riots, North Korea, and the plight of Chen Guangcheng


This week’s Heard on Weibo offers translation of postings about the violence in Huzhou, Zhejiang province, where store keepers revolted against increased taxes; China should provide nuclear protection to North Korea; a young man being arrested for founding a pro-democracy … Continue reading

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