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Memories from my first year in China


As I prepare to head back to the US, I want to share a few of my favorite memories from my five years in China. Late 2007 was a fantastic time to arrive in China. It was the perfect chance … Continue reading

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Drinking Tea with the State Security Police – Who is being questioned?


It’s been a while since “he cha” (drink tea, 喝茶) came to mean, in certain contexts, “summoned and interrogated by the state security police.” A cup of tea may or may not, be present, but either way, it is “having … Continue reading

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Ge Xun: 21 hours in Beijing – Part 2


This is the continuation of Ge Xun’s account of his ordeal in Beijing that happened just one week ago. This is Yaxue’s authorized translation. – Part One They asked what prompted me to “come back (to activism)” in 2009. I … Continue reading

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