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John Kennedy · June, 2007

Former Chinese Language Editor for Global Voices Online, living in Hong Kong.

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from June, 2007

28 June 2007

China: Bloggers take on drugs

June 26 was the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, how did your local blogsphere cover it? China took an integrated approach this year: celebrities, posters, online video,...

23 June 2007

China: Nailhouse 2: Residents fight back

Unlike the Chongqing Nailhouse which was demolished earlier this year, some residents of an entire nailbuilding in eastern China came to an impasse with police this past week; blogger photos...

19 June 2007

China: Chen Guangcheng beaten, on hunger strike

It's Dragon Boat time, nearly a year to the day since blind reproductive rights advocate Chen Guangcheng was taken in by police, and civil rights blogger Hu Jia makes his...

17 June 2007

China: Where's the disaster relief blogging?

It's monsoon season in China, floods sweep through the south and hundreds of thousands are left homeless. Where's all the local blog coverage?

13 June 2007

China: “Won't Sell Even If It Kills Me”

China has gone crazy for diverse portfolio capitalism—literally, in the case of one investor who couldn't get online to check his stocks when values dipped last week. Count on netizens,...

7 June 2007

China: Flickr filtered

The distinct 2.0ness with which an unprecedented environmental protest was carried out last week in southern China's seaside Xiamen city seems to have resulted, as of June 7, in the...

3 June 2007

China: Disgruntled students tear up campus

Another search on Chinese video sharing site Tudou for the word protest today brings this video uploaded May 24 and entitled ‘Xinhua Adult Education Institute, Students Cheated, Protest!’ in which...

1 June 2007

China: Liveblogging from ground zero

Seeing all the media censorship regarding the controversy over a toxic and risky chemical plant in the works, Bullog bloggers didn't just write about it every day. They went down...

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