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Newsart for Britain’s Cultural Kowtow
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Britain’s Cultural Kowtow

Liu Binjie, China’s censor-in-chief and the point man for silencing the writer, human-rights activist, and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, is the British Council's guest of honor for its celebration of Chi… read more

Newsart for The Power of China’s Powerless
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The Power of China’s Powerless

Whereas Kim Jong-il’s demise reminds us that all people are equal before death, Vaclav Havel’s passing reminds us that the value of life will eventually gain respect. Indeed, for Chinese concerned abo… read more

Newsart for The Sunflower Revolutionary
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The Sunflower Revolutionary

The news that Ai Weiwei, perhaps China’s most famous contemporary artist, has been jailed recalls Ai’s 100 million porcelain sunflower seeds, now being exhibited at London's Tate Modern Gallery. China… read more

Newsart for Guilty Democrats
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Guilty Democrats

The Chinese government's imprisonment of the writer Liu Xiaobo is a blatant attempt to criminalize democratic thought, and the real criminal in this case is, of course, the Chinese state. But the worl… read more

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