Activists Denounce Film Deal in China


The New York Times, 31 October 2011

BEIJING — The Hollywood producers of a slapstick comedy that began shooting last week in a city in China’s eastern Shandong Province describe their feature about a young man facing a birthday, “21 and Over,” as an “epic misadventure of debauchery and mayhem.”

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Unfulfilled Hajj Dream for Uighur Muslims

OnIslam, 30 October 2011

CAIRO – While millions of Muslims worldwide prepare for the spiritual hajj to Makkah early next week, China’s Uighur Muslims are giving up their dream of the life-time journey under the security oppression of the home country.

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INTERVIEW: Learning the bitter lessons of Chinese occupation

Taipei Times, 30 October 2011
By Loa Iok-sin

Lamenting China’s occupation of his homeland while recounting how Beijing has exploited his people and tried to destroy their culture, Japan Uyghur Association chairman Ilham Mahmut recounted how he become an activist for the independence of East Turkestan — now under Chinese rule as Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region — and urged Taiwanese to be cautious when dealing with China to avoid history repeating itself.

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Chinese Regime’s Sham ‘Anti-Terrorist’ Law Proposal

The Epoch Times, 29 October 2011
By Luo Ya

The Chinese dictators are running scared of a people’s uprising and are preparing to clamp down and crack down even more severely on protesters through a proposed new law.

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The Art of Resistance

The WSJ, 29 October 2011

On the afternoon of April 3, swiss dealer Urs Meile called the Beijing home and studio of Ai Weiwei, one of China’s top contemporary artists who is best known for helping design the “Bird’s Nest” Olympic stadium three years ago.

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China suspect in US satellite interference: report

AFP, 28 October 2011

WASHINGTON — NASA satellites were interfered with four separate times in 2007 and 2008, possibly by the Chinese military, according to a draft of an upcoming report for the US Congress.

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Chinese military suspected of hacking US satellites

The Sydney Morning Herald, 28 October 2011

Hackers conquered all required steps to command satellite.

Computer hackers, possibly from the Chinese military, interfered with two US government satellites four times through a ground station in Norway, according to a congressional commission.

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Protest in east China subsides as gov’t suspends taxes

GMA News, 28 October 2011

HUZHOU, CHINA — Days of protests in an east China town over a tax dispute appeared to have subsided on Friday and media reported that officials had suspended tax collection that sent hundreds of rural migrants into the streets.

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