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Urumqi vs. Lhasa News, Uighurs vs. Iranians, Progaganda & Spin

Urumqi vs. Lhasa News, Uighurs vs. Iranians, Progaganda & Spin

What does American media’s coverage of the 2008 Lhasa Tibetan riots vs. 2009 Urumqi Uighur riots tell us about Americans? Can Uighur activists engage in spin?

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Quote: Josh on Why Urumqi Uighurs Rioted

Quote: Josh on Why Urumqi Uighurs Rioted

“The only thing that can convince rioters to take to the streets and act violently is…Old People. Usually from abroad.” ... 

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Urumqi Riots, Western & Chinese Narratives, & Truths In The Middle

Urumqi Riots, Western & Chinese Narratives, & Truths In The Middle

Seeing both sides of the ethnic violence and resentment between Uighurs & Han Chinese that led to the Urumqi riots, and finding what’s missing in the narrative.

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Beggars, Expat Habits, Netizen Revolution, Jackson, & Parkour

Beggars, Expat Habits, Netizen Revolution, Jackson, & Parkour

CNR’s Weekly Review highlights some of the most interesting and can’t miss blog posts from the English China blogosphere. This week: June 21-27, 2009.

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Newly Released Photos From 20 Years Ago

Newly Released Photos From 20 Years Ago

Newly released photos of the events twenty years ago bring back to life this important event that is sadly fading from memory from many (but not all). This morning,... 

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Chinese Bloggers On The 20th Anniversary Of June 4th

Chinese Bloggers On The 20th Anniversary Of June 4th

A collection of blog posts by mainland Chinese bloggers concerning the censorship and memories surrounding the 20th anniversary of Tiananmen Square 1989.

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Sensitive Anniversary, Edited Memories

Sensitive Anniversary, Edited Memories

Andre Fenton, neuroscientist The New York Times recently reported that New York neuroscientists have discovered an experimental drug that has the effect of immobilizing... 

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20 Excerpts: “Sorting Fact From Fiction – Tiananmen Revisited”

20 Excerpts: “Sorting Fact From Fiction – Tiananmen Revisited”

20 excerpts from Mark Anthony Jones’ illuminating essay discussing what happened and who to blame for the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests & eventual “massacre.”

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19年: Memories of Hong Kong in June of ’89

19年: Memories of Hong Kong in June of ’89

There are times when the places and times of your life coincide with significant historical events. Those moments in time and space can come and go, but you are... 

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