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· February, 2011

Stories about China from February, 2011

China: 50 Cent Party's Fake Retweet

Several Chinese online activists have noticed that the 50 Cent Party has adopted a new tactic in creating fake retweets of prominent online opinion leaders. China Media Project has a...

China: Fake Media Photos of the Jasmine Revolution In China

EastSouthWestNorth highlights anti-CNN bbs‘ criticisms of foreign media using fake photos when reporting about the “Jasmine Revolution” in China.

China: Jasmine Revolution, Week Two

Following dozens of arrests since an anonymous blog post called for revolutionary gatherings in cities across China last Sunday, a second round of gatherings is scheduled for today. Has the...

China: Ran Yunfei charged with inciting subversion

Five days after he was detained, the family of Sichuan writer, scholar and blogger Ran Yunfei was notified today that Ran has officially been charged with inciting subversion of state...

China: The Risk of Shutting Up Sina Weibo is Zero!?

The reaction of the Chinese government towards the anonymous “Jasmine Revolution” message circulated around overseas dissident websites and Twitter has alerted investment banks’ analysts to cut the rating of Sina's...

China: Chinese TV praised Gaddafi as thinker, revolutionist

KDnet's netizen have dug out the TV interview of Gaddafi broadcast on Phoenix TV on July 18, 2010 in which the TV anchor praised Gaddafi as thinker and revolutionist. The...

China: Hooliganism

China Hush translated a news story about China's last Hooliganism convict. The controversy is on whether the convict should continue serving his sentence for a repealed law.

China: The fable of donkey island and piggy island

Why the hardworking donkey island keeps serving the wealthy piggy island? Utopia Net has a fable [zh] telling the relation between China and the U.S.. Mary Ann O'Donnell from Shenzhen...

China: Playing Revolution on Twitter

Two small protests on Sunday have been declared the beginning of China's own revolution, and yes, it all started on Twitter. Many felt leading up to the protests that they...

China: Open letter from Jasmine organizers

Human Rights in China translated an open letter, first posted on Boxun's temporary website, from the organizers of the Chinese Jasmine rallies held on 20 February 2011. The letter calls...

China: What a Beautiful Sensitive Word

China Digital Times translated technology blogger Jason Ng's post on “What a beautiful sensitive word” describing how the security police had helped promote the Jasmine Revolution by arresting a large...

China: Exportation of value to Libya

Siweiluozi translated prominent blogger Yang Hengjun's tweet “celebrating” the successful exportation of political value to Libya.

China: The ten years of a Chinese middle class

China Hush translated a Netease feature story on the aspiration and struggle of a Chinese middle class man from 2000-2010.

China: A Chinese Perspective on the “Jasmine Revolution”

Jottings from the Granite Studio has a guest post by Yajun commenting on the so-called “Jasmine Revolution” in China.

China: A staged revolution

C Custer from China Geek blogs about the spread of “Jasmine revolution” through messages from outside China and the police's over reaction from inside China. He also records the “revolutionary...

China: Debating with Shaun Rein

Dan from China Law Blog opens a debate with CNBC's Columnist Shaun Rein, who enjoys representing Chinese point of view and recently wrote an article on “Why A Fast Appreciating...

China: Jasmine Protest

Junling Hu from Democracy in China reports and reflects upon the Jasmine Protest on 20 of February 2011.

China: Chinese police mimic Michael Jackson’s and Korean Wonder Girls’ dance

The official Beijing police embedded a dance video in their microblog message via their Sina account ‘Peaceful Beijing’ as greetings for Chinese Lantern Festival. As the Ministry of Tofu points...

China: Petitioner burns down his black prison

Veteran citizen journalist Zhang 'Tiger Temple' Shihe tells the story of Hubei petitioner Yan Sen, whose provincial government paid to keep him locked away in an extralegal 'black prison', up...

China: The Crackdown of the Southern Media Group

Andy Yee translated Mo Zhixu's explanation on the implication of the recent crackdown of the Southern Media Group marked by the sacking of prominent journalist Chang Ping.

About our China coverage

Oi wan Lam is the North East Asia editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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