Warning: This video is unbelievably graphic and horrific. (via The Guardian) Neda Soltani was shot dead on Saturday, while protesting with her father music teacher in Tehran. Her death is not being reported by the state-controlled media inside the country. She was the same age as me.
On day before the 20th anniversary of the crackdown, Amnesty is gathering a group of survivors, and joining their calls for an independent inquiry into the events at Tiananmen Square in 1989. Today's Speakers: Wu Yenhua: He was Assistant professor and Program Director at the Institute of Chinese Classics at the China university of Political [...]
Thursday is the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. Tomorrow, I'll be attending an Amnesty event where some of the people involved will be speaking, and will be blogging from there. In anticipation of the anniversary, the Chinese government has already started shutting down online communication services. After the jump, an excerpt from Chinese [...]
Love this photo from yesterday's climate change camp: