Tag Archives: Internet censorship

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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Urgent Appeal for the Release of Hu Jia on Medical Grounds

News about imprisoned Chinese human rights activist Hu Jia’s deteriorating health condition was made public last Thursday (8 April), initially via Twitter, then through Reuters and the Associated Press.  Since then Hu Jia’s wife Zeng Jinyan has been waiting anxiously … Continue reading

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The Will of Heaven Once Again Confuses the CCP!

UPDATE As of 3.30AM Beijing time, GFW is back to normal. YouTube is no longer accessible from behind the Wall. Party is over. As I am writing this blog post, millions of netizens in China are celebrating the unblocking of … Continue reading

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Charter 08 Signatories Called for the Release of Liu Xiaobo

A year ago, on 8 December 2008, Liu Xiaobo was detained on suspicion of inciting subversion of State power.  Hours later, Charter 08, a document that Liu helped to draft, was released online.  Charter 08, signed initially by 303 prominent … Continue reading

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Chinese Netizens Calling for the Release of Zhao Lianhai

More than one hundred Chinese netizens have signed a petition to call for the imminent release of Zhao Lianhai.  The following is my translation of the petition: A Letter to the Beijing Police: Urging for the Release of Zhao Lianhai, … Continue reading

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Spokesman for Tainted Milk Parents Arrested

UPDATE: According to one of the parents of the Kidney Stone Babies, the Beijing Police had refused to grant a visit to a representative from Zhao Lianhai’s legal counsel today.  The excuse was that an application for visitation had not been received. … Continue reading

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Internet Human Rights Declaration

Issued by 15 Chinese intellectuals Source: Canyu Author: Ling Canzhou and others On 8 October 2009, 15 Chinese intellectuals, including writers, scholars and lawyers, jointly issued the following online Internet Human Rights Declaration: Internet Human Rights Declaration Those of us … Continue reading

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Rumours about the GFW

[Importunate News Services] In view of Google’s reluctance to cooperate, GFW has decided to permanently ban Google. In the meantime, the Chinese government would inject 1 billion RMB in Baidu, on the condition that Baidu will upgrade the key words … Continue reading

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Bullog (bullock.cn) China Returns

牛,已经回到墙里。[The Bull has returned to behind the Wall] Bullog (bullock.cn) China has been repackaged and re-launched with a new URL, a new look and a new policy.  According to a notice posted on the homepage, the new site will strictly … Continue reading

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The Vatican: An Unlikely Victim of China’s Anti-pornography Censorship

Today’s AsiaNews.it reports that China has lately been blocking many Catholic websites.  The report puts forward this question to China’s censorship authorities: “is this how you fight pornography?” As we know, China’s censorship authorities have stepped up the censoring and … Continue reading

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