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John Kennedy · September, 2008

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

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Latest posts by John Kennedy from September, 2008

28 September 2008

China: Will a Nobel Peace Prize really hurt our feelings?

Hu Jia's nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize has raised the question: are The Chinese People easily upset by the notion of human rights? Party spokesman Liu Jianchao would have...

9 September 2008

China: Free market economists urge post-Olympics social and political reforms

The huge economic strides China has taken over the past thirty years was one of the main themes in Olympics coverage; now that foreigners and their media have stopped gawking...

6 September 2008

China: Handling of Yang Jia's secret trial breeds widespread discontent

As authorities remain silent, criticism regarding the handling of the Yang Jia police murder trial grows steadily stronger.

1 September 2008

China: Yang Jia given death penalty in problematic trial

Yang killed people, and this should have been condemned by society. What comes unexpectedly, though, is that he actually earned many people's sympathy. Can't people tell right from wrong? What...

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