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· December, 2009

Stories about China from December, 2009

30 December 2009

China: Akmal's death sentence, a resolute No to memory of humiliation?

Akmal Shaikh, a British citizen convicted of smuggling heroine into China, was executed on Tuesday although his families along with the British government had pleaded for reprieve, claiming that he...

China: Three prominent bloggers GFWed in the same week

Poland, China: Lack of Response to Akmal Shaikh's Case

29 December 2009

China: Cui Weiping tweets elite views on Liu Xiaobo

Many Chinese public intellectuals take flack for keeping quiet on major social issues. Beijing Film Academy professor Cui Weiping has sought to change that by tweeting her peers' views on...

Did China wreck the Copenhagen deal?

The Top 10 Media Incidents In China During 2009

27 December 2009

China and Hong Kong: Bodyguards and Assassins

Bodyguards and Assassins is an action movie released during Christmas in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. As a patriotic film, it was originally set to release in October for celebrating...

26 December 2009

China: ‘How did Copenhagen end up our fault?’

Did China do badly at Copenhagen? Writes one Chinese blogger: "I think Chinese officials acted splendidly at the Copenhagen summit; this was the first time for me to see China...

24 December 2009

China: Chinternet

19 December 2009

American Petitioner in China

Julie Harms, an American and a Harvard graduate, hit the news as she becomes one of the few, or perhaps the first, foreign petitioner in China. Her case was a...

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