Quotations from Ran Yunfei (Part One)
A new website run by native Chinese speakers aims to translate the writing of Ran Yunfei. Ran is a blogger and activist who was imprisoned on charges of inciting subversion in March 2011. From the most recent post:
Translation： I write, read and research to pursue truth, freedom, to pursue a life with glory and dignity. Surely I know there is still a long way to go, no one would present these two things in front of me and I must fight for them myself. Of course this society may change for the better if everyone gets to fight for glory and dignity.
Translation：The purpose of criticism of the government and the system is to be a free person fighting for one’s rights. From this we can say that all have the obligation and motive to criticize for their own rights. No one should depend on someone else to strive for these rights on their behalves.
Read more by and about Ran Yunfei via CDT.