Author Archives: C.A. Yeung

Dark Glasses Portrait Campaign to Save Chen Guangcheng

Those of you who are living outside of China but would like to contribute to the rescue of the blind activist Chen Guangcheng can consider joining this very innovative campaign called 墨镜 . 肖像 Dark Glasses . Portrait. This campaign … Continue reading

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My First Ever Media Interview

Thanks to my friend JR, I had my first ever media interview. Over at the Just Recently Blog, I talked, for the first time, openly and frankly about who I am and why I blog. The following is just an … Continue reading

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Sand Animation – Free Chen Guangcheng

Someone posted this very moving sand animation work about Chinese blind activist Chen Guangcheng earlier tonight at a China-based video sharing site Youku. It only lasted for about half an hour before it was deleted by the censors. This is … Continue reading

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He Warms Our Hearts with “Light” (Guang) and “Sincerity” (Cheng) – Zeng Jinyan

The first glance of him wearing a pair of sunglasses reminded me of a young Chow Yun-fat. He had just completed a quick lap in the pool. While he was still in water, he suddenly stretched his arms to reach … Continue reading

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Visiting Chen Guangcheng

When footage of CNN reporters being attacked outside a small village in the coastal Chinese province of Shandong province was aired in February this year, the world witnessed for the first time the treacherous business of visiting Chen Guangcheng. Chen, … Continue reading

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Rights Activists as Victims of Beijing’s Jasmine Panic

The following is a list of human rights lawyers and activists in China who have become the latest victims of Beijing’s preemptive move to tighten control over voices of dissent, in the wake of events unfolding in Africa and the … Continue reading

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Zeng Jinyan under pressure from tax authority to close AIDS support group

  Zeng Jinyan and the AIDS support group that she and her husband Hu Jia founded, have now become the latest victims of power abuse by China’s tax authorities. This is not news. Other prominent NGOs have already been subjected … Continue reading

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Say NO to Internet Censorship in Australia

The Australian Government is proposing an internet censorship scheme that goes further than any other democracy in the world. I’ve just signed a petition to prevent the scheme that will make the internet up to 87% slower, more expensive, accidentally … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 2 June 1989

王丹写于2010年6月2日: 21年前的今天:7点,刘晓波,候德健,高新,周舵等 “四君子” 开始在广场绝食。日晚,军队或用军车,或用其它车辆;或着便服,或列队跑步,以多种方式从多路向广场进发。最后在木樨地、新街口、王府井、六部口等处被群众堵截。有辆警车在木樨地撞倒了4人,其中3人死亡。 Wang Dan writes on 2 June 2010: 21 years ago today:  At seven o’clock,  the “Four Gentlemen” – Liu Xiaobo, Hou Dejian, Gao Xin and Zhou Duo – started their hunger strike at the Square.  That … Continue reading

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Wang Dan: 21 years ago today, 31 May 1989

王丹写于2010年5月31日: 21年前的今天:广场指挥部举行记者会,副总指挥李录代表“首都各界联席会议”发表声明,指出此次学运是纯粹的爱国民主运动,不受任何政治力量干扰,并提出学生四大诉求:撤销戒严令;撤走军队;保证不秋后算帐;实现新闻自由。台湾几十万学生举行“手牵手,心连心”活动,声援大陆学生。 Wang Dan writes on 31 May 2010: 21 years ago today: The Command Headquarter at Tiananmen Square called a press conference, where the Deputy Commander-in-chief Li Lu made a statement on behalf of the FASSC. He described the … Continue reading

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