I think Citizens of the UK should start familiarizing themselves with the phrase "being invited for tea" (请喝茶). Democracy at work, folks. Oh by the way, for those extolling the righteousness of "rule of law", this is all legal under current British law. EDIT: One more note, at least Chinese security doesn't rob you of your video games when they invite you for tea. … [Read more...] about Partner of Snowden journalist was detained for 9 hours & had his property seized for no reason
I wish to make a few observations about Edward Snowden from a slightly different angle. Initially, there were legitimate queries concerning the apparent ease with which he copied highly confidential information, his background, and the escape. They seemed sensible questions, without the fingerprints of Disinformation Agents. But by now, it must be quite clear that Snowden is … [Read more...] about Other Snowden Relevations
As Snowden considers asylum offers from Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Bolivia, and perhaps mulls a second application to Russia (Putin had earlier said if Snowden wanted to apply asylum there, he'd have to stop releasing NSA leaks), should China Consider Giving Snowden Asylum? By the answers, I am hoping to gauge people's attitude toward Snowden. For me, I am neutral. I … [Read more...] about Should China Consider Giving Snowden Asylum?
For the last week or so, Hong Kong has been (very publicly) celebrating the "rule of law" that it claims it has exhibited in letting Snowden leave the country despite strong U.S. pressure to arrest and extradite him. The Hong Kong government made this official statement after Snowden left Hong Kong. The US Government earlier on made a request to the HKSAR Government for the … [Read more...] about Everyone in Hong Kong is Celebrating the Triumph of Rule of Law In the Snowden Case – But Is This Really a Celebration of Law, or Politics under the Cult of Rule of Law?