Posts Tagged ‘CHINA’

If his holiness’s visa is refused, then I won’t take part in the coming 2010 World Cup-related peace conference. I will condemn government’s behaviour as disgraceful, in line with our country’s abysmal record at the United Nations Security Council, a total betrayal of our struggle history Archbishop Desmond Tutu Read more – IOL Sunday Tribune […]


Zapiro – Courtesy Mail & Guardian Online [www.mg.co.za] . ” T h e G r e a t F i r e w a l l of C h i n a ! “ humanrights.org – page can not be displayed tibet.com – page can not be displayed amnistyinternational.org – page can not be displayed […]


Zhang directed the film – House of Flying Daggers If you haven’t seen it – it’s visually stunning – loads of slow mow & graphic gems I wanted to find a list of the creative team of the opening show – I’ve run out of steam – they are stupendously underwhelmingly visible! LINK – Olympic official website […]


All Photos: Telegraph online Reuters/Afp/Getty/ Very bad form not to show the names of these brilliant photographers! Photo:Getty – BBC Online LINK:: more brilliant pics @ telegraph on line LINK: Getty Images – sport [very slow to upload page as it’s so large]


Photo: The Telegraph – EPA – National Stadium, rehearsal – opening ceremony Architects of stadium: Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron from Switzerland Estimated cost of hosting the China Olympics: $44 billion USD – €28.7 billion EUR – ₤22.6 billion GBP – R330.4 billion ZAR A bargain! In a discussion on a BBC World radio […]


China lifts ban on Tiananmen sites – Officials heed pressure from Olympic committee….. Websites on sensitive subjects such as the bloody crackdown on democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 were accessible in the Chinese capital yester-day as the authorities lifted more internet restrictions in order to meet their Olympic Games commitments….. …. However, Wikipedia’s […]


The Yahoo search portal provides information to Chinese authorities that helped identify and prosecute several journalists and pro-democracy writers in china… The NUJ regards Yahoo!’s actions as a completely unacceptable endorsement of the Chinese authorities. As a result, the NUJ will be cancelling all Yahoo!-operated services and advising all members to boycott Yahoo! until the […]