Stories about Chinese from November, 2013
"Censorship will always exist, but the media's real strength of character can always find a way to show its courage and conscience."
Wu'er Kaxi turned himself to the Hong Kong government in the airport and asked for extradition to mainland China as a fugitive. But he was expelled to Taiwan shortly after.
Tiananmen student activist, Wu’er Kaixi, was landed in Hong Kong International airport today (November 25), initially for flight transit. However, he refused to get onto the plane and asked the Hong Kong government to arrest him as he is a most-wanted fugitive since the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown. He explained in...
"Detention is a poisonous tree and we’re happy to see it eradicated. But the soil is still there. Some kind of variation of the camps will definitely grow out of it."
What is the reason behind the resignation of Gary Locke, the American ambassador to China? Chinese netizens are wondering.
Uyghur people are more and more often associated with the term "terrorist" in China. Such labeling has turned random individual criminal acts into the collective responsibility of an ethnic minority.
The establishment of a new top-level authority - State Security Committee (NSC) - was announced by the Chinese Communist Party on November 12, 2013.
Amid an ongoing crackdown in the country, Chinese journalists reflected on the state of the industry on Journalists' Day.
Following UN Women's lead, Global Voices conducted its own experiments with Google's Autocomplete feature. The investigation revealed popular attitudes about women’s roles, sexuality, appearance and relationships with men.
The best way to address antagonistic sentiment is a sense of humor and good knowledge of the subject of hatred.
A newspaper asked their reporters to hand over a Facebook account, which they had used to connect with sources of information on sensitive topics, before resigning.