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The danger of teaching Uyghur language

According to the UN more than one million Uyghurs are detained in so called re-education camps in the Xinjang province in North Eastern China. Their crime is that they speak the ‘wrong’ language and...
Text: Abduweli Ayup November 18 2019
Interview

China’s great cannon and censorship

The recent alarm that Chinese hackers had penetrated several vital digital systems even among dissidents in other countries, such as for example Canada, shows that cyber war is becoming the norm. What...
TEXT: Maria Vanta July 08 2015
Article

Speak to me—intelligence programmes can only read

In sci-fi literature ‘low tech’ is a way of evading control; simple technology is harder to trace than more advanced. Zeng Jinyan, blogger and human rights activist, writes about how Chinese...
Text: Zeng Jinyan July 08 2015
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Cat and mouse, dog and Ouroboros

“Dictators learn faster than internet users.” This is the sad view of the future of the internet. But is this actually true? For many years, China has been the prototype for countries trying to...
Text: Isaac Mao May 06 2014
Fiction

Behind The Rise of the Great Powers

The present copyright holders to Mr Liu Xiaobo's work, Harvard University Press, has not granted us the right to publish his essay Behind The Rise of the Great Powers. Therefore this text is not...
September 26 2011

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