Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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Netizen Voices: “Why Not Call Them Chinese Terrorists?”

After the violent attack on the Kunming Railway Station last weekend, China’s state media warned that “the eastward expansion of Xinjiang terrorism is accelerating”. Looking to China’s ethnically distinct and resource rich Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, netizen 思想精荟 drew attention to a linguistic contradiction: 思想精荟:

March 5, 2014 3:49 PM

Sensitive Words: Attack in Kunming

As of March 5, the following search terms were blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function).  Attack in Kunming: After the violent 3/1 attack at Kunming Railway Station left 29 dead and well over 100 injured, state media described the tragedy as a “terrorist attack carried out by Xinjiang separatist forces.” As this horrible

March 5, 2014 11:45 AM

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