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Kadeer speaks…

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Can you really say you’ve met someone if you speak different languages? I sat beside Rebiya Kadeer while we gave our respective congressional testimonies a few years ago. Somehow, after listening to her speech, followed by a brief stilted exchange, I walked away deeply impressed by the simple dignity and the sincerity with which she presented the Uighur cause.

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July 8, 2009 at 9:27 pm

Posted in China, Uyghurs

An Occurrence on Fuyou Street

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What really happened on April 25th ’99–take 2, my take. From National Review’s July 20, 2009 print edition; posted by some dude who can still afford print subscriptions (be sure to check out David’s website while you are there; particularly the links on organ harvesting).  The evocative picture is taken from Jian Shou Wang’s blog/website.

Written by eastofethan

July 6, 2009 at 11:45 am