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Why Tibetans are Destroying Their Weapons

As China mobilizes for a “people’s war” against terrorism focused on Xinjiang, High Peaks Pure Earth translates a November 2013 blog post by Woeser on the decision by thousands of Tibetans to destroy their own knives and guns. She describes this as a commitment to non-violence inspired by Tibet’s now more than 120 self-immolators, and as a pre-emptive

July 24, 2014

China to Require App Developer Registration

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has announced the implementation of long-standing plans to require real-name registration of app developers, Paul Bischoff reports for Tech in Asia: The aim is to discourage developers from anonymously pushing apps containing pornographic content and viruses, both of which are illegal in China. The notice also

July 24, 2014

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