Stories from 15 April 2008
Pathrick Frost informs the readers that the New York City’s Winkleman Gallery is currently exhibiting seven media projects called “I Dream of the Stans: New Central Asian Video.”
Barnett R. Rubin continues to analyze the public and international debates on the possible strategies of counter-narcotics activity in Afghanistan.
Tomas Muarramuassa comments on his blog, Muarramuassando[Pt], about the passage of the Olympic Torch by Africa. He says it should come to Zimbabwe because “the only place in the world where the Olympic Torch could pass discreetly, in peace, without dragging undesirable pro-Tibet demonstrations and protests, would be Zimbabwe, where...
Melody from my1510 suggests that Beijing government should invite Dalai Lama to Olympic Opening for resolving all the conflicts [zh].
DANWEI has a very good summary of the recent media fight sparked by Chang Ping's essay of 3 April, “How To Find The Truth About Lhаsa”.
Laowiseass met some migrant workers from Central Asia in Beijing bars.
Li Yin-he blogs her speech at the Time out meeting about sex as part of people's livelihood [zh].
Shcd from 163.com wrote a boycott action report against Carrefour in Beijing [zh]. The action is a reaction against France's failure in guarding the Olympic torch relay in Paris.
Jin Jing is one of the torch bearer attacked by a so-called Tibet Independent activist in Paris. The incident results in public outrage because Jin Jing is a disabled person. Babaxiaoqian found out that the person who attacked Jin Jing might not be Tibetan but friend of the pro-China demonstrators.