Patricia Kim

Media Insult to Gansu Child Rape Victims – Chris O’Brien

Chris O’Brien writes in the Beijing Newspeak blog about the recent mass rape of young girls by a teacher in the Gansu Province. He highlights the fact the Chinese media intentionally played down such a tragic event in the name of saving China’s face, as well as due to lack of information released by authorities. […]

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Taiwan To Go Ahead With UN Referendum – Peter Enav

Since losing its seat to the PRC in 1971, Taiwan has made annual attempts to rejoin the UN. President Chen Shui Bian has announced that Taiwan will hold a referendum with its 2008 presidential elections on whether it should join the UN under the name “Taiwan.” Although such a referendum is more symbolic than anything, […]

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Chinese Young Girls Forced Into Prostitution – AFP

Chinese authorities report that female child slaves at the Shanxi brick kiln camp as well as similar camps around the nation were not only forced to perform backbreaking labor for 16 hours a day but also served as prostitutes. From the China Post: China’s slavery scandal widened Tuesday with the state-run press reporting that young […]

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