Tag Archives: Rebiya Kadeer

Taiwan Spoke Out Against Removal of Film from MIFF

China’s determination to punish the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) over the screening of the Kadeer film has once again backfired.  What is at stake this time is the goodwill of Taiwanese people.  In short, this saga has the potential … Continue reading

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Qin Gang’s Bottom and His Brain

Today we found more memorable quotations from Qin Gang, the eloquent and gifted public face of the Brave New China. The first is from China Digital Times: My sincere thanks to Xiao Qiang for the original source and the English … Continue reading

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Chinese Cyber-terrorism Gives Kadeer More Publicity (Update)

Click HERE for the original post. ABC News just confirms that a Chinese national has contacted the National Broadcaster, claiming responsibility for the hacking incident.  This is the relevant section from the news report: The hacker has contacted the ABC … Continue reading

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Chinese Cyber-terrorism Gives Kadeer More Publicity

Check HERE for update Rebiya Kadeer and the film 10 Conditions of Love and the Melbourne Film Festival continue to be the focus of international attention, thanks to a group of anarchic China-based hackers. Hackers broke into the Melbourne International … Continue reading

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China Boycotts Melbourne Film Festival over Rebiya Kadeer

Chinese film directors will not be showing their works at the Melbourne Film Festival.  The boycott is in retaliation against Festival organiser’s refusal to discard a film about Rebiya Kadeer from its program.  Richard Moore, director of the Melbourne International … Continue reading

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Australian Writers Condemn China’s Censorship Attempt

The Sydney affiliate of International PEN issued a statement to condemn China’s latest attempt to force the organiser of the Melbourne Film Festival to remove The Ten Conditions of Love from its 2009 program.  Sydney PEN also appealed for the … Continue reading

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China Demands Australian Film-maker to Withdraw Uighur Documentary

The Chinese Government, out of sheer stupidity, is stepping up pressure on Australia to subjugate to its whim.  This time, the target is an Australian film on Rebiya Kadeer, to be screened at the upcoming Melbourne Film Festival.  This is … Continue reading

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Ren and Stimpy Work For China’s Central Propaganda Department. Unhappy Muslims Will Be Shot!

After you watch enough CCTV (China Central Television) or read enough Xinhua “news” agency press releases (one of the principal sources of Chinese information for Western journalists in China – go figure), you begin to recognise a handful of mass-produced … Continue reading

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