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Zhao Ziyang cremated
Zhao Ziyang, who pioneered bold market reforms in China, but was ousted as the chief of the ruling Communist Party for opposing the violent 1989 military crackdown on pro-democracy protests at......
Tibet has sent a defiant message to ruthless Beijing
Self-immolations, which were initially started by Tibetan monks, are now being resorted to by young Tibetan youth, says B Raman "We shall not give up our struggle for preserving our ethnic,......
Wen Jiabao, the people's prime minister
Former Indian Foreign Secretary AP Venkateswaran assesses Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and the secret of his overwhelming popularityChinese Premier Wen Jiabao, who is visiting India on......
The strange destinies of Liu Xiaobo and Wen Jiabao
Clude Arpi salutes the Nobel prize committee for giving the peace prize to jailed Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo.On May 19, 1989, the director of the general office of the Chinese......
Why China will not allow democracy in Myanmar
In Burma, the situation seems to be settling down. Is it for the good of the people? That is another question. Anyhow, the brutal generals and Aung Saan Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate,......
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