A Foreign Ministry spokesman’s non-answers about the expulsion of Al Jazeera English correspondent Melissa Chan this week have prompted widespread mockery. When the official transcript of the press conference appeared, it...
by Sandra Severdia | Nov 23, 2011
On November 17, Zhang Quanling (张泉灵), a CCTV news anchor, posted the following tweet using her Sina Weibo account: @Zhang Quanling: @Xu Shengyi is one of our foreign correspondents. Bin Laden died soon after she arrived in the...
by Samuel Wade | May 28, 2011
Pakistan, wary of fading support from the US and ostensibly stung by American suspicions following the death of Osama bin Laden, appears to be jumping into a Chinese orbit with unusual enthusiasm. From The Financial Times:...
by Sophie Beach | May 16, 2011
With the recent killing of Osama bin Laden by U.S. special forces fresh on their minds, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will meet in Beijing with President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao this week. From AFP:...
by Mo Ming | Nov 3, 2006
The following is a joke posted on dwnews forum (translated by CDT): Osama Bin Laden recently said China is the only country where terrorists don’t dare to go. Al Qaeda once dispatched five terrorists to attack China. They were told to bomb five different places. The first, who was to bomb an overpass, got lost […]
by Michael Zhao | Mar 31, 2006
From AFP (link): The Dalai Lama says that were Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden killed that hatred would cause another 10 like him to spring up, in an interview with a British newspaper. The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader told The Daily Telegraph that terrorists should be treated humanely He also revealed the workings of his […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”