color revolutions

Xinhua on Revolution in Egypt

Xinhua reported on the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and called for “renewed stability and social order” in Egypt as soon as possible: A step that was received with victorious crowds chanting for...

A Color Revolution In China? Keep It Red.

The empty chair at the Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony in Oslo on Dec. 10 will no doubt be a cause for Western politicians and commentators to again condemn China’s authoritarian regime.  Please read the article in The New York...

Authoritarian Regimes Censor News From Iran

The Washington Post looks at the Chinese reaction online, and from government censors, toward recent protests in Iran: In China, political commentators tinted their blogs and Twitters green to show their support for Iranians...

The China Factor – Min Zin

From The Bangkok Post : Sunday Perspective: A few weeks after the protests last year in Burma, a Chinese diplomat approached an influential Burmese advocate in New York and asked why the Burmese dubbed their protest the...

Political advisory system can help China avoid “color revolution”: advisor – People’s Daily

From People’s Daily (link): China’s political consultative system can help the country avoid “color revolution” — a turmoil that troubled some central Asian nations launched by foreign hostile forces, a senior advisor said Friday. The deliberative democracy mechanism under the framework of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) serves as a major channel for […]

Beijing blocks foreign newspapers – Mure Dickie

From The Financial Times: Western newspapers in ChinaBeijing has halted plans to allow foreign newspapers to print in China because of concerns raised by recent “colour revolutions” against authoritarian governments in Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan, according to a senior media regulator. Shi Zongyuan, head of the General Administration of Press and Publication, said the role […]

China’s Color-Coded Crackdown – Yongding

From Foreign Policy: The recent democratic revolutions in Georgia, Ukraine, and Kirgizstan sent small tremors through China’s leadership. To avoid its own “color revolution” Beijing is now quietly cracking down on those who would dare to show dissent. Its primary target? China’s civil society.

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