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When Freedom Loses, We All Lose

Human Rights Lawyers in China Being Treated as Criminal In China, there is a popular idiom that loosely translates as “black and white are reversed”; it means that facts are twisted and distorted to the point that black is white and vice versa. For years, the Chinese government has accused some brave lawyers of inciting […]

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Our Silence. Their Death. Never Forget.

Since 2014, I have written blogs to honor the young Chinese who sacrificed their lives to bring democracy to China. But the sad reality is that after 30 years, the Chines people don’t know the truth about the events on Tienanmen Square, and the Communist repression is increasing. After three decades, Tank Man is still […]

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The Last Straw that Keeps Hong Kongers Protesting

Three decades ago, the joint declaration between China and Great Britain over Hong Kong laid the blueprint over how the city would be ruled after its return to China in 1997. However, in 2017 the Chinese authorities openly claimed that the declaration was a historical document that no longer had any practical significance. Now, the […]

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In Search of Tank Man

I graduated from Peking University in 1989. Just a few years ago, when I arrived in the U.S., a friend of mine asked me about Tank Man. “Tank Man?” – I shook my head; he could have as well be talking about E.T. “Tank who? What are you talking about?” I asked with a perplexed […]

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30 Years After the Tiananmen Massacre: People of the Free World, Wake Up!

For the past five years, I have written blogs to honor the young Chinese who sacrificed their lives to bring democracy to China. But the sad reality is that after 30 years, the Chines people don’t know the truth about the events on Tienanmen Square, and the Communist repression is increasing. Beijing. June 3, 1989. […]

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WeChat or Control Chat?

“We use WeChat in China for everything; it is so convenient; we can send text messages, photos, and have video chat.” This was what my friend told me when I asked for his email address. “Email is outdated,” said my friend proudly over the phone on the other side of the world. Email is obsolete?! […]

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Google in China: A Dream, or a Nightmare?

“No Google in China! Oh, no. I cannot live there.” This was often the response of my American friends and colleagues when I told them that Google was banned in China. To freely enjoy Google is a dream for Chinese. However, this dream may not come true, because the Chinese government will not follow what […]

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Our Silence. Their Death. Never Forget.

After three decades, Tank Man is still unknown in China. We Chinese, who have learned the true story of Tank Man and the bloody Tiananmen Square Massacre, keep blaming its cover-up on the Chinese Communist Party. Except for the tens of thousands gathered at a candlelight vigil in Hong Kong yesterday night to mark 29 years […]

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Righteous Anger

A week ago, when President Trump announced the withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal, some angry Americans condemned the President and openly apologized on Facebook and social media to their Iranian “friends” who are de facto enemies of the United States. In China, such behavior – openly criticizing the government or the leadership of the […]

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From Ruth’s Journey to Free China Blog

I started writing blogs in 2014, after watching the news about a Chinese pastor in Henan Province who was arrested. The pastor was persecuted by the local government because his church was growing too fast and attracting way too many believers. Later, he was sentenced to 12 years in prison for defending the property of […]