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    Reporters Without Borders said in it’s 2005 special report titled “Xinhua: the world’s biggest propaganda agency”, that “Xinhua remains the voice of the sole party”, “particularly during the SARS epidemic, Xinhua has for last few months been putting out news reports embarrassing to the government, but they are designed to fool the international community, since they are not published in Chinese.”
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Chinese Hackers Found Sensitive U.S. Government Data on Google Servers

Posted by Author on May 23, 2013


When Chinese hackers breached Google servers in 2010, they were not targeting the Gmail accounts of human rights activists, as the company claimed at the time.

What the hackers were actually after was a database containing years of sensitive information related to U.S. surveillance. Now we have learned that the attack was successful, and the data compromised. Read the rest of this entry »

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Blind Chinese Activist Chen Guangcheng Says China Can’t be Trusted

Posted by Author on May 23, 2013


LONDON: “Hindi-Chini bhai-bhai” may be the flavour in Delhi after the recent visit of Chinese premier Li Keqiang. However, a strong word of caution has come from one of China’s most wanted men Chen Guangcheng.

Chen, a blind activist who became an international hero after he became the first person to escape house arrest in Beijing for exposing forced abortions and sterilizations in the country and eventually slipping out of China to take refuge in US, told TOI in a rare interview that “Chinese government can’t be trusted. Chinese people aren’t like that but the government’s word can never be trusted. It is an authoritarian regime.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Chinese Hackers Accessed Sensitive Data After Breached Google, U.S. officials say

Posted by Author on May 21, 2013


Chinese hackers who breached Google’s servers several years ago gained access to a sensitive database with years’ worth of information about U.S. surveillance targets, according to current and former government officials.

The breach appears to have been aimed at unearthing the identities of Chinese intelligence operatives in the United States who may have been under surveillance by American law enforcement agencies. Read the rest of this entry »

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Snubbed by Cameron, Chinese Activist Chen Guangcheng Accuses UK of Kowtowing to China

Posted by Author on May 21, 2013


  • Chen Guangcheng is in UK to receive award for exposing ‘gendercide’
  • But request to meet with the Prime Minister has been snubbed
  • Human rights campaigner says David Cameron is kowtowing to Beijing

A blind anti-abortion activist forced to flee China after suffering years of torture and persecution has accused the British government of running scared from Beijing. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Activist, Chen Guangcheng, China, Human Rights, People, Politics, UK, World | 1 Comment »

Court: 3 NYU Chinese researchers took bribes from China

Posted by Author on May 21, 2013


Three New York University researchers from China divulged results from a federally funded study to Chinese competitors in exchange for tuition, rent and other expenses, federal prosecutors said Monday.

Yudong Zhu, a U.S.-educated NYU professor, and Xing Yang, a lab engineer, were released on bail after appearing in federal court in Manhattan to face commercial bribery and other charges. They left court without speaking to reporters.

The third defendant, postdoctoral fellow Ye Li, was at large. Authorities believe he flew to China before charges were brought. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chinese Activist beaten for daring official to swim in polluted river

Posted by Author on February 27, 2013


A Chinese farmer who dared a local environment official to swim in his province’s polluted rivers has been badly beaten in an attack his family says was linked to his activism.

Chen Zuqian, from the township of Banqiao in Zhejiang province, was one of a number of farmers and business people who publicly offered money to government officials to swim in  rivers to highlight the sorry state of China’s waterways. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Activist, China, East China, Environment, People, pollution, River, Rural, Social, water, Zhejiang | Comments Off on Chinese Activist beaten for daring official to swim in polluted river

Chinese Judge Calls Himself “Hooligan” in Torture Video

Posted by Author on February 27, 2013


Wuhan businessman Xu Chongyang is a free man after being arrested in 2011 for speaking out about forced demolition. He was freed on January 5th, and now a shocking video of his torture has surfaced.

Chinese rights activist Hu Jia obtained footage. He published it on Boxun, an overseas news portal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Activist Exposed Video Of Tortured Chinese Businessman

Posted by Author on February 26, 2013


Xu Chongyang, a businessman from Wuhan, was arrested in 2011, for being critical to Bo Xilai.

On January 5, 2013, his jail service has expired, and he was released.

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) alleged him behind the scene of being “Chinese Jasmine Revolution” provocateur and “US spy.” Beijing court sentenced him to 19 months in jail for fraud crime. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Businessman, China, Human Rights, Law, People, Politics, Torture, World | Comments Off on Activist Exposed Video Of Tortured Chinese Businessman

Canadian Performs Red Opera Guided by Confucius Institute at Beijing Propaganda Show

Posted by Author on February 12, 2013


Every year in China the communist regime stages a long variety show on the only national broadcaster, China Central Television, ringing in the Chinese New Year with a good helping of pro-regime propaganda.

Joining the gaudy hosts and crooning singers in their annual ritual, the Spring Festival Gala, this past Saturday was a Canadian opera virtuoso, Thomas Glenn. He co-sung part of an old communist “red opera” that was freighted with more meaning than he realized, or was told by his Chinese handlers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Is China’s Xi Jinping Targeting to Take Down Zhou Yongkang?

Posted by Author on February 12, 2013


Sichuan’s former deputy Party Chief Li Chuncheng was one of the first senior officials to go, after Chinese leader Xi Jinping announced his intentions against corruption last November.

That move may be in preparations to take down another man—former security chief, Zhou Yongkang. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chinese Policeman Appeals 14-Year Sentence over call for democracy; Lawyer Silenced by Court

Posted by Author on February 9, 2013


Sources told Human Rights in China (HRIC) that during the three-hour appeals hearing on February 7, 2013 that ended without a ruling, the Shenzhen Municipal Intermediate People’s Court repeatedly interrupted the lawyers for Shenzhen police officer Wang Dengchao (王登朝), who was sentenced to 14 years in prison on “embezzlement” and “obstructing official business.” Wang, 38, has maintained that these charges were trumped-up.

Wang’s wife, Li Yangting (李彥婷), who attended the hearing, said, “Wang said in court, ‘I did not embezzle even one cent. I demand an open and fair hearing of my case, so that everyone can see clearly whether I have committed crimes. I would accept even the death penalty if I could have an open and fair hearing.’” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in China, Guangdong, Law, People, Police, Politics, SE China, Shenzhen, Social, World | Comments Off on Chinese Policeman Appeals 14-Year Sentence over call for democracy; Lawyer Silenced by Court

Wife of Jailed Chinese Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Appeals to Obama Administration

Posted by Author on February 9, 2013


Geng He, wife of imprisoned Chinese human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng called on President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton to raise their voices for her husband’s release, in an interview Jan 30 with the Sound of Hope Radio network (SOH).

Geng fled China with the couple’s two children in 2009, and they are currently living in the United States. Gao Zhisheng has been in and out of prison and brutally tortured for his outspokenness about the lack of human rights in China and for defending members of blacklisted groups, including Falun Gong practitioners. Read the rest of this entry »

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New Confessions: Will Zhou Yongkang be Arrested?

Posted by Author on February 8, 2013


Recently, inside sources informed Chinese websites abroad, that former Sichuan vice secretary Li Chengcheng confessed a lot of criminal facts about Zhou Yongkang. Zhou is a former secretary of the central Political and Legislative Affairs Committee (PLAC.) These facts provided direct evidences for arresting Zhou. The new party leader Xi Jinping has also decided to go after Zhou. Evidences show Zhou can’t escape legal actions.

Li Chengcheng is one of Zhou’s political cronies. Read the rest of this entry »

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Drawing lessons from Chinese attacks on US media

Posted by Author on February 8, 2013


Not every media company is as tempting a target for hackers as The New York Times, The Washington Post, or The Wall Street Journal. Not every company can afford high-priced computer security consultants, either. Is there anything that everyday reporters and their editors can learn about protecting themselves, based on the revelatory details the Times and other targets made public last week?

As we wrote at the time, the cyber-attacks on the Times, the Post, and the Journal came as no surprise to foreign reporters working in China or elsewhere who repeatedly face fake emails, custom malware, and hacking attacks on their webmail. But the level of access that the hackers obtained at the Times’ main offices, and the publication of details by their technical advisers, can be instructive. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chinese Intellectuals Avoid Key Issues Amid Censorship Fears, Says Award-winning Author

Posted by Author on February 8, 2013


Chinese writers have shirked their responsibilities in the face of tougher censorship over the past 10 years, one of the country’s authors has said.

Yan Lianke, whose bleakly humorous novel Lenin’s Kisses is published in Britain on Thursday, had two books banned in the past decade. He said it had been easier to publish in the five years before that. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in censorship, China, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, intellectual, People, Politics, World | Comments Off on Chinese Intellectuals Avoid Key Issues Amid Censorship Fears, Says Award-winning Author

Nightmare Continues for the Survivor of China’s Masanjia Labor Camp Torture

Posted by Author on February 7, 2013


It’s a hell on earth. The Masanjia Labor Camp in China’s northeastern Liaoning has become synonymous with the brutality of the Chinese regime’s shady legal system.

Now, one survivor of the camp’s heinous torture has put out a detailed video re-enacting her personal hell. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in China, Human Rights, Law, Liaoning, NE China, People, Religious, Social, Torture, World | Comments Off on Nightmare Continues for the Survivor of China’s Masanjia Labor Camp Torture

Chinese lawyer hit out openly at former security chief Zhou Yongkang: “a traitor to the people”

Posted by Author on February 7, 2013


Prominent Beijing-based human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has hit out openly at China’s former security chief Zhou Yongkang, calling him “a traitor to the people.”

In a post made to his verified accounts on Twitter-like services run by Sina, Tencent and Sohu, Pu said the domestic security system masterminded by Zhou had brought tragedy to many, directly or indirectly. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in China, Human Rights, Law, Lawyer, Official, People, Politics, Social, World, Zhou Yongkang | Comments Off on Chinese lawyer hit out openly at former security chief Zhou Yongkang: “a traitor to the people”

The Authority Ringleaders Behind The Petitioner-Interception Lawsuit Escape Justice

Posted by Author on February 7, 2013


In 2012, China’s first lawsuit from intercepting and detaining petitioners got widespread media attention. On February 5th in Beijing, ten accused offenders were all given jail terms ranging from six months to two years. However, the petitioners were dissatisfied with the verdict, as the court ignored the ringleaders’ liabilities. They decided to continue to appeal.

According to Radio Free Asia, the petitioner victim were angry with the verdict. They felt it dissociated the defendants from the authorities. Read the rest of this entry »

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Chinese Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang Denounced Zhou Yongkang on Top 3 Micro-blog

Posted by Author on February 7, 2013


On February 6th Pu Zhiqiang (real-name),  renowned human rights lawyer, denounced Zhou Yongkang using the top three micro-blog services in China. Lawyer Pu called for reevaluation of China’s stability preservation existing in the last decade. In his blog post, he indicated that Zhou Yongkang brought disasters upon China and the people.

Lawyer Pu wrote, that for China wants to walk out of shadow of stability maintenance, it has to purge the Zhou-dominated pattern of social order maintenance. He said that Zhou Yongkang has, directly or indirectly, created countless tragedies in China. He is a real enemy of the people! Read the rest of this entry »

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1,900 Chinese Sign Petition to Release 2 Falun Gong Practitioners

Posted by Author on February 6, 2013


Over 1,900 Chinese people in northeastern China have signed a petition calling for the release of two elderly women who were jailed for several years for practicing Falun Gong, a traditional spiritual practice that has been persecuted for over 13 years.

The two women, Zhang Mingfeng and Zhang Guizhi, who are both believed to be in their 60s, were arrested after an undercover policeman asked them for a DVD containing information about Shen Yun Performing Arts, a dance and musical performance that tours the world, presenting traditional Chinese culture independent of the regime, according to its website. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in China, Human Rights, NE China, People, Religious, Social, Women, World | Comments Off on 1,900 Chinese Sign Petition to Release 2 Falun Gong Practitioners

What Are Chinese Government Hackers Looking For?

Posted by Author on February 5, 2013


Recent hacker attacks on U.S. media organizations thought to have originated in China are likely to have been motivated by a desire to uncover the sources of information embarrassing to leaders in Beijing, according to Chinese communications and security experts.

Last week, The New York Times newspaper accused hackers traced to China of “persistently” infiltrating its computer networks over the last four months, sparking an angry denial from Beijing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Will Xi Jinping’s Corruption Crackdown Catch the Real ‘Tigers’?

Posted by Author on February 4, 2013


Since taking the reigns of power in China last year, Party leader Xi Jinping has repeatedly vowed to fight corruption. In a meeting of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, the Party’s anti-corruption body, on Jan. 22, he stressed that efforts should target both “flies” and “tigers,” referring to lower and senior level officials. The question remains, however, as to whether Xi will go after the real “tigers.”

Since December 2012, a few corruption “tigers” have indeed been snagged, including former deputy Party chief of Sichuan Province Li Chuncheng, who was a noted fixer for former security czar Zhou Yongkang, and chief communist theory advisor Yi Junqing, who is under the patronage of Politburo Standing Committee member Liu Yunshan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cyber-attack on the NY Times Was Directed by the Communist Propaganda Department- Insider Says

Posted by Author on February 3, 2013


A CCP top-level insider verified the cyber-attack on the New York Times was directed by the CCP Publicity Department.

Buxun.com reported on February 2nd that Beijing Top level revealed the cyber-attack on the New York Times was on the orders of Publicity Department network management office.

The message revealed that Liu Yunshan, Liu Qibao and the head of network management office Wang Chen were masterminds in the cyber attack. Read the rest of this entry »

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