Category Archives: religious freedom

European Parliament: Special Ceremony to Honour Hu Jia

From the European Parliament 15-12-2008 – 17:29 : Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought: 20th anniversary and 2008 winner Chinese political activist Hu Jia This year’s Sakharov Prize ceremonies in Strasbourg have a dual character. To celebrate the 20th anniversary … Continue reading

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The Chinese Communist Party’s Anti-Pajama Campaign

From the same Communist Party that brought you the worst famine in all of world history, and religious genocides in Tibet and Xinjiang.  According to the Telegraph: The neighbourhood committee – a volunteer outpost of the Communist Party – in … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama Praised European Parliament for Awarding the Sakharov Prize to Hu Jia

In his recent address to European Lawmakers, His Holiness the Dalai Lama praised the European Parliament for awarding the Sakharov Price to Hu Jia.  The speech was delivered on 4 December 2008 at Brussels as a part of His Holiness’ … Continue reading

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Hu Jia: Life in Prison

Zeng Jinyan wrote a new post about her visit to Hu Jia last Friday. Hu Jia had finally received the news about the Sakharov Prize award, even though Zeng Jinyan was given deliberate instructions not to discuss the award with … Continue reading

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China’s Tibet Negotiator Under Investigation for Leaking State Secrets

As I was having a discussion with JR at Just Recently’s Beautiful Blog about the Bi Hua scandal, Reuters India released a news update, in which a computer hacking incident was said to be associated with the stepping down of  … Continue reading

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A President of whom Margaret Sanger Would Have Approved

Ned has written earlier about the “Planned Parenthood” movement founded by Margaret Sanger, and how it was  a part of the eugenicist movement, with a subtle but well-defined outcome of reducing America’s “unfit” population, among which a disproportionately large number … Continue reading

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Om Mani Peme Hung

“The six syllables, om mani padme hum, mean that in dependence on the practice of a path which is an indivisible union of method and wisdom, you can transform your impure body, speech, and mind into the pure exalted body, … Continue reading

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108 Tibetans in China Present a 5-Point Proposal to Dharamsala

As some Tibetan leaders are pushing for more radical autonomy strategies at the Exiles’ Conference in Dharamsala, I notice at the comment section of this blogpost a very interesting entry.  I hereby provide my translation of this anonymous message from … Continue reading

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World Leaders Puts China Trade Ahead of Regional Security – A Big Mistake?

“In our nearly hour-long conversation today we focused exclusively on the economic relationship  and that is appropriate given the challenges we face today,” said the Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd in an interview after the G20 summit, when he was … Continue reading

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Zeng Jinyan: a Confession from the Prisoner at Freedom City

Thanks to our friend and regular contributor JR for drawing my attention to an article recently published at Zeng Jinyan’s blog. My translation is based on JR’s English translation at JustRecently’s Beautiful Blog. I am grateful to JR for allowing … Continue reading

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