Dracil’s BlogJournal

April 20, 2008

The witch hunt for Wang Qianyuan

Filed under: Controversy — Tags: , , , , — dracil @ 2:09 am

No sooner did I finish writing my last post, then I find out about Wang Qianyuan (王千源).

I think I’ll start with the Washington Post article since it’s the most readable so you can understand the basic gist of what’s going on.  Basically, a Chinese girl attends a Free Tibet Protest which leads to extreme harassment.  Forget the Washington Post’s “the comments about Wang are mostly unprintable.”  Go read them yourself at the Global Voices Online article or watch this video:

It’s a modern witch hunt.  The irony is that the things people are saying about her reflect much more badly on the Chinese people than anything she’s said or done.

BTW, here’s the interview she gave.

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1 Comment »

  1. […] since I’m on the topic, and people seem to be really interested in the Wang Qianyuan incident, there’s an article by her on the Washington Post called Caught in the Middle, Called a […]

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