Posts tagged China

China: ‘The More You Exploit Us, the Happier We Get’

Lawyers for Ilham Tohti said the prominent Uyghur scholar was chained with leg irons and denied access to food and warm clothes while detained. The verdict is due next week.
Minority Scholar Ilham Tohti Denies Chinese Authorities’ Accusation That He Led a Double Life at Separatism Trial

Lawyers for Ilham Tohti said the prominent Uyghur scholar was chained with leg irons and denied access to food and warm clothes while detained. The verdict is due next week.

Minority Scholar Ilham Tohti Denies Chinese Authorities’ Accusation That He Led a Double Life at Separatism Trial

Interview with the Author of Chinese Turkestan, a photographic documentary of Xinjiang

Interview with the Author of Chinese Turkestan, a photographic documentary of Xinjiang


In traditional Chinese culture, Chrysanthemums are an for offering to the dead. In popular online usage, it also means “ass kissing.”

One Man’s Response to Chinese Communist Party-Style Patriotism: Here, Have a Chrysanthemum

In traditional Chinese culture, Chrysanthemums are an for offering to the dead. In popular online usage, it also means “ass kissing.”

One Man’s Response to Chinese Communist Party-Style Patriotism: Here, Have a Chrysanthemum

Better late than never, Sushmita Pakhrin of Lens Craft Production has made a version for Sikkim, a landlocked northeast Indian state located in the Himalayan mountains.
One of the Latest ‘Happy’ Tribute Videos Comes From Sikkim, High in India’s Himalayas

Better late than never, Sushmita Pakhrin of Lens Craft Production has made a version for Sikkim, a landlocked northeast Indian state located in the Himalayan mountains.

One of the Latest ‘Happy’ Tribute Videos Comes From Sikkim, High in India’s Himalayas


Platforms struggle with tensions between censorship and security, a Chinese man sues his ISP over web blocking, and US Internet groups mimic the “site loading” button to promote net neutrality.

Iran: News sites without a license will be blocked
Indian student arrested for “disrespecting” the national anthem
German surveillance tech companies are selling most of their products under the table
Citizen sues China Unicom over blocked Google services
Russia to set up its own Internet?
And more from our latest 
Netizen Report: Social Media Sites Grapple with Pressure to Censor ISIS Content

Platforms struggle with tensions between censorship and security, a Chinese man sues his ISP over web blocking, and US Internet groups mimic the “site loading” button to promote net neutrality.

  • Iran: News sites without a license will be blocked
  • Indian student arrested for “disrespecting” the national anthem
  • German surveillance tech companies are selling most of their products under the table
  • Citizen sues China Unicom over blocked Google services
  • Russia to set up its own Internet?

And more from our latest 

Netizen Report: Social Media Sites Grapple with Pressure to Censor ISIS Content

Relations between the three countries are often prickly because of territorial and historical disputes. A group of students made a ‘Happy’ video to promote a message of friendship.
A Group of University Students in Kyoto Want Japan, China and Korea to Just Be ‘Happy’

Relations between the three countries are often prickly because of territorial and historical disputes. A group of students made a ‘Happy’ video to promote a message of friendship.

A Group of University Students in Kyoto Want Japan, China and Korea to Just Be ‘Happy’


Gmail and Google services including Search, Scholar, Maps, Translate, and Calendar have been largely inaccessible in mainland #China since June of 2014 — all were blocked just prior to the 25th anniversary of the protests at Tiananmen Square.

But exactly which government authorities set Internet censorship policy? A citizen lawsuit against China Unicom seeks answers.
Who Says You Can Block Google? Chinese Citizen Sues Telco, Demands Answers

Gmail and Google services including Search, Scholar, Maps, Translate, and Calendar have been largely inaccessible in mainland #China since June of 2014 — all were blocked just prior to the 25th anniversary of the protests at Tiananmen Square.

But exactly which government authorities set Internet censorship policy? A citizen lawsuit against China Unicom seeks answers.

Who Says You Can Block Google? Chinese Citizen Sues Telco, Demands Answers

China’s New Regulations on Instant Messaging Tools Explained

5 Tips to prevent threats of cyber snooping in China