Author Archives: C.A. Yeung

Jiang Tianyong tweets about Chen Guangcheng

Since the US media broke the story about Chen Guangcheng leaving the New York University, the online Chinese communities have been relatively quiet about the news. This started to change yesterday after the Chinese version of a Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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Voices from the Past. Lest We Forget

The Bloodied Face of Democracy: Radio Beijing Audio from the Tiananmen Square Massacre, June 3, 1989. Audio recorded by G. Jack Urso on June 3, 1989 via satellite news feed. Urso wrote: “I recorded the audio you are listening to … Continue reading

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Sound of Silence in Memory of 8964

Thanks to our co-blogger courage89 for alerting me to this brilliant animation. I’m calling on everyone to wear black tomorrow in memory of those brave and innocent souls who perished in early summer of 1989. May them rest in peace. … Continue reading

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Zhu Chengzhi as the Conscience of Society

The death of labour activist Li Wangyang (李旺阳) under police custody has triggered huge protests in Hong Kong and outraged human rights advocates worldwide. The Hunan authorities in China, in order to quell public anger, have made vague promises to … Continue reading

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Another Crack in the Façade of Chinese Communism

Our co-blogger Diane Gatterdam was invited to address an audience at a memorial service held yesterday (3 June 2012). It was an annual event at the Times Square in New York held in commemoration of victims who died in the … Continue reading

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23 Year Remembrance of Tiananmen Square – May 19th 1989, Beijing China

Written by Diane Gatterdam Twenty-one years ago on this day Friday May 19th 1989, at 4:00 am in the morning, Zhao Ziyang, who for so many years had faithfully followed the dictates of the Party decided to break Party discipline, … Continue reading

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Zhang Ziyi, Xu Ming, Ivan and State Security

To our Funny Little Friends in Beijing, 中国国家安全部, Regards, Ivan  

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Where is Gao Zhisheng?

Jailed human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng’s wife Geng He gave an interview at Radio Free Asia’s headquarter in Washington DC on 14 February 2012, a few hours prior to testifying at a hearing before the US Congressional Executive Commission on … Continue reading

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Beijing State Security Illegally Detained and Assaulted US Citizen Ge Xun

My co-blogger indicated in a previous post that China’s State Security forces had beaten up some innocent persons over Ivan’s identity. He is not joking. In this post, I will give a brief account of my American Twitter friend Ge … Continue reading

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No Family Reunion at Chinese New Year for Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng

This blog post is a partial translation of a Google Plus post by a cartoonist Biantai Lajiao, whose Twitter name is @remonwangxt . I understand that similar news has been published at the Epoch Times. I, however, have no means … Continue reading

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