Friday, November 19, 2010


'Chinese woman sent to labor camp for retweeting' - SF Gate 1

"China has sentenced a woman to a year in a labor camp for "disrupting social order" by retweeting a satirical message urging Chinese protesters to smash the Japan pavilion at the Shanghai Expo, an international rights group said."

'Gun-Drawing Incident At UC Protest Scrutinized - KTVU, San Francisco 2

Police only pull out a gun if they intend to use it; that's their training.

'China Sentences Activist in Milk Scandal to Prison' - NYT 3

Hardly the actions of a confident government ready to take over the world.

'Google Says China, Turkey Internet Curbs Act as Trade Barriers' - Bloomberg 4

Jumping aboard the WTO challenge bandwagon ?

'British minister 'dismayed' by author's Singapore jail term' - AP 5

The thugs are really in charge now, globally

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