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China Braces For End Of World

With the apocalypse now less than ten days away, China has been joining in the global festival of panic, resignation and denial at the imminent extinction of humanity. At China Real Time Report, Chao Deng described some Chinese...

Liu Jiakun (刘家琨): Hu Huishan Memorial

Sichuan architect Liu Jiakun has constructed a memorial for Hu Huishan, a 15-year-old student who died in the May 12, 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Details on Liu’s decision to erect the memorial hall from China Daily: Liu got...

China Quake Dissident Jailed for 3 Years

Huang Qi, an activist who investigated shoddy school construction after the 5.12 Sichuan earthquake in 2008, has been sentenced to three years in jail. From Washington Post: Chinese dissident Huang Qi was sentenced to three...

China Detains Quake School Critic

Reuters reports that Zeng Hongling, a strident critic of the ‘tofu dregs construction’ in Sichuan, has been detained by Chinese police. Chinese police have detained a retired teacher on subversion charges after she...

China Blocks Quake School Protesters

The Associated Press reports that police are blocking protest efforts of parents who are angered by the shoddy construction of their children’s schools: Angry parents whose children were killed in an earthquake-stricken...



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