Bloggers Side with Burmese Monks – John Kennedy

John Kennedy at Global Voices reports on how the Chinese blogosphere is responding to the ongoing events in Burma:

While Chinese authorities remain weaselly in their diplomatic response to ’s fatal clampdown on the tens of thousands of monks and citizens of Yangon who have come out to rally for an end to the military dictatorship, a number of influential Chinese have taken the radical move of going against all known truths regarding The Chinese Mind as of Sept. 17, 2007 with some throwing their weight squarely behind the Saffron Revolution and others even using this incident as an opportunity to reflect on the state of China’s own democratic movement. [Full text]


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