PEN For Freedom (No.1-11)

PEN For Freedom (No.1-11, PDF) 

Sensing subversion, China throws the book at kids’ libraries

President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign is beginning to encompass all forms of thought and expression, even moderate ones, not approved by the ruling party.

By Peter Ford, Staff Writer OCTOBER 18, 2014


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PICUN, CHINA — When she got off school last Thursday, Huang Qiufeng, Continue reading

Book Ban Rumors Boost Authors in China

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A man reads a book while practicing tai chi. Rumors that a ban on some authors has boosted their sales in China. Reuters

Having a book Continue reading

Understanding the China Dream

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Deng Xiaoping and Jimmy Carter sign diplomatic agreements between the United States and China, January 31, 1979
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174.  DONG Rubin

Pen name                 Bian Min (means “frontiersman”)

Sex                          Male

Birth date                1962

Birth place              Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province

Resident place         Kunming City, Yunnan Province Continue reading


173.  XU Zhiqiang

Pen name                  Master Shengguan (Buddhist name)

Sex                          Male

Birth date                1961-12-29

Birth place              Datong City, Shanxi Province

Resident place         Travel far and wide Continue reading


172. YIN Yusheng

Pen name                 YIN Yusheng

Sex                          Male

Birth date                1970-02-19

Birth place              Luoyang City, Henan Province

Resident place         Luoyang City, Henan Province Continue reading


171.  YUAN Chaoyang

Pen name                  YUAN Xinting

Sex                          Male

Birth date                1971-05-06

Birth place              Suining County, Sichuan Province

Resident place         Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province Continue reading

China blocks BBC website as Hong Kong tensions rise, Thursday 16 October 2014 04.37 EDT

Corporation condemns ‘deliberate censorship’ as Chinese official claims foreign media are not reporting protests objectively

China has blocked the BBC website as protests in Hong Kong continue

China has blocked the BBC website as protests in Hong Kong continue. Photograph: Alexander Koerner/Getty Images Continue reading