wu’er kaixi

China Uses Passports as Political Cudgel

The Chinese made a record 83 million trips abroad last year, reflecting the increasing prosperity of the country’s growing middle class. But at least 14 million people, mostly Tibetans and Uyghurs, are denied the chance to...

Wu’er Kaixi: China’s “Most Unwanted”

Former Tiananmen protest leader and long-exiled dissident Wu’er Kaixi marched up to the Chinese Embassy in Washington today, looking to get arrested. In a seeming inversion of recent appeals to U.S. diplomatic missions in...

Wu’er Kaixi: Prosperity Can’t Erase Tiananmen

 Tiananmen student leader Wu’er Kaixi writes for the Wall Street Journal about the impact of Tiananmen and the trade-off for economic growth: The crime we committed in 1989 was to hope for change. In 1919, students...



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