“We Shanghainese value our image. We don’t want to lose face in front of the entire world…”
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?
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.
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.
20 excerpts from Mark Anthony Jones’ illuminating essay discussing what happened and who to blame for the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests & eventual “massacre.”