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[[File:Jinianliwenliang.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''Remembering Dr. Li Wenliang (Source: Douyin/[[一个健康的社会不该只有一种声音|CDS Chinese]])'']]
 
[[File:Jinianliwenliang.jpg|250px|thumb|right|''Remembering Dr. Li Wenliang (Source: Douyin/[[一个健康的社会不该只有一种声音|CDS Chinese]])'']]
  
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Dr. Li Wenliang, one of the first to sound the alarm on the novel coronavirus, said these words in an ['''[https://www.caixinglobal.com/2020-02-07/whistleblower-doctor-who-died-fighting-coronavirus-only-wanted-people-to-know-the-truth-101512578.html interview with Qin Jianhang and Timmy Shen at Caixin]'''] on January 30, 2020, which he gave from an isolation ward in Wuhan as he himself struggled with a critical case of the disease:
  
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''Caixin: On Jan. 28, China’s Supreme People’s Court published a commentary on its official WeChat account on whether the punishment of the eight Wuhan “rumormongers” was appropriate. You were probably not one of those eight. What did you think when you read that article?''
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Li: After reading the Supreme Court’s article, I felt a lot of relief and didn’t worry too much about how my hospital would deal with me. '''I believe there should be more than one voice in a healthy society.''' I don’t agree with the use of public power to overly interfere. I also agree with the Supreme Court’s article that each case should be treated separately. I don’t care too much [about whether I am one of the eight], as the post most widely circulated online and cited in the Supreme Court’s article was a screenshot of my original post. ['''[https://www.caixinglobal.com/2020-02-07/whistleblower-doctor-who-died-fighting-coronavirus-only-wanted-people-to-know-the-truth-101512578.html Source]''']
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Dr. Li was officially reprimanded in late December 2019 for "spreading rumors." His death from the virus on February 7, 2020 was initially covered up, but he was quickly vindicated as the authorities finally acknowledged the seriousness of the pandemic. As lockdowns radiated out from Wuhan across the country, the Caixin quotation became a rallying cry for netizens:
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@八管传说: Dr. Li, China is finally coming around the bend of the pandemic. You said that '''there should be more than one voice in a healthy society'''. Now they won't even let an [[digital disobedience|interview in Renwu]] get published. I hoped the epidemic would change some things in China, but in the end nothing has changed at all. ['''[https://chinadigitaltimes.net/chinese/2020/03/%e3%80%90cds%e6%a1%a3%e6%a1%88%e3%80%91%e6%9d%8e%e6%96%87%e4%ba%ae%e5%8c%bb%e7%94%9f%e7%9a%84%e5%be%ae%e5%8d%9a%e5%b0%b1%e6%98%af%e6%88%91%e4%bb%ac%e8%87%aa%e5%b7%b1%e7%9a%84%e5%93%ad%e5%a2%99-4/ Chinese]''']</blockquote>
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@阿专的围脖: I just thought of something: What do people think should be written on Dr. Li's gravestone? Hero? Martyr? Those words don't mean a lot. The most meaningful thing to write is "'''There should be more than one voice in a healthy society'''." ['''[https://chinadigitaltimes.net/chinese/2020/04/%e3%80%90%e4%b8%ad%e5%9b%bd%e5%93%ad%e5%a2%99%e3%80%91%e6%9c%ac%e6%98%af%e5%a4%a7%e7%81%be%e5%a4%a7%e9%9a%be%e5%8d%b4%e6%bc%94%e7%bb%8e%e6%88%90%e4%b8%80%e9%83%a8%e9%83%a8%e5%8e%89%e5%ae%b3%e4%ba%86/ Chinese]''']
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Revision as of 21:40, 2 September 2020

yīgè jiànkāng de shèhuì bù gāi zhǐyǒu yīzhǒng shēngyīn 一个健康的社会不该只有一种声音

Remembering Dr. Li Wenliang (Source: Douyin/CDS Chinese)

Dr. Li Wenliang, one of the first to sound the alarm on the novel coronavirus, said these words in an [interview with Qin Jianhang and Timmy Shen at Caixin] on January 30, 2020, which he gave from an isolation ward in Wuhan as he himself struggled with a critical case of the disease:

Caixin: On Jan. 28, China’s Supreme People’s Court published a commentary on its official WeChat account on whether the punishment of the eight Wuhan “rumormongers” was appropriate. You were probably not one of those eight. What did you think when you read that article?

Li: After reading the Supreme Court’s article, I felt a lot of relief and didn’t worry too much about how my hospital would deal with me. I believe there should be more than one voice in a healthy society. I don’t agree with the use of public power to overly interfere. I also agree with the Supreme Court’s article that each case should be treated separately. I don’t care too much [about whether I am one of the eight], as the post most widely circulated online and cited in the Supreme Court’s article was a screenshot of my original post. [Source]

Dr. Li was officially reprimanded in late December 2019 for "spreading rumors." His death from the virus on February 7, 2020 was initially covered up, but he was quickly vindicated as the authorities finally acknowledged the seriousness of the pandemic. As lockdowns radiated out from Wuhan across the country, the Caixin quotation became a rallying cry for netizens:

@八管传说: Dr. Li, China is finally coming around the bend of the pandemic. You said that there should be more than one voice in a healthy society. Now they won't even let an interview in Renwu get published. I hoped the epidemic would change some things in China, but in the end nothing has changed at all. [Chinese]

@阿专的围脖: I just thought of something: What do people think should be written on Dr. Li's gravestone? Hero? Martyr? Those words don't mean a lot. The most meaningful thing to write is "There should be more than one voice in a healthy society." [Chinese]