Web Dissent On The Rise In China – Michael Bristow

From BBC News:

Zeng Jinyan does not look like a dissident. She is small, heavily pregnant and has a liking for colourful dresses.

But the Chinese security operatives who permanently watch the apartment she shares with her husband are an indicator of just how influential she has become.

The 24-year-old uses the internet to pass on information to the outside world about protests, injustices and underground campaigns in China.

She is just one of tens of thousands of ordinary Chinese people who are now using the internet to express themselves in ways that were previously impossible. [Full Text]


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