This article from the IHT inspires me to write about a topic that's been on my mind in recent months. The article is about the well-known Tibetan-Chinese writer Woeser. The title of the article alone gives you a pretty good idea of what its going to say: "Tibetan writer alleges harassment by Chinese police..." Woeser lives in Beijing, and is the daughter of a Han Chinese … [Read more...] about Political dissent in China – glass half full, or completely empty?
One of our readers, JL wrote this in an earlier thread: So Tibet is very similar to the European colonies. Researching this is my day job so I can provide you more references if you want. And I’m disappointed that you would deny it because you think “its dangerous” to do so. I thought you were interested objective reality? My point here is not that Tibet should be independent, … [Read more...] about More on Tibet and Wang Lixiong – Another reader's questions