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Independent Chinese Newspaper Bucks Communists - (CCP fights fledgling democratic journalism)
A.I.M.ORG ^ | JUNE 15, 2005 | SHERRIE GOSSETT

Posted on 06/15/2005 4:45:42 PM PDT by CHARLITE

The Epoch Times is a popular newspaper in the Chinese global community and with those seeking more in-depth and insightful reporting on Chinese issues than what is available in mass media. When the newspaper began printing its scathing "Nine Commentaries" on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), printers in Hong Kong could not print them fast enough to satisfy eager readers. After an initial run of 30,000 copies, addition printings were ordered. Soon they ran out of paper before printing almost a million copies. Visitors from China carried the copies of the commentaries back into the mainland.

As previously reported by Accuracy in Media, the commentaries have been credited by the newspaper and prominent leaders of the expatriate Chinese community, like Harry Wu of the Laogai Research Foundation, with sparking a mass exodus from the CCP and its affiliated organizations. Those tracking the resignations say over one million have resigned. A recent university study on China's Internet filtering processes found that all of the Epoch Times web pages were blocked in China and 90% of all google search results for "Nine Commentaries" were successfully blocked.

Given the remarkable effectiveness of The Epoch Times' journalism, it's therefore not surprising that pressure has been brought to bear on Hong Kong printers of the newspaper to cease production.

(Excerpt) Read more at aim.org ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: blocked; chinese; democratic; epochtimes; hongkong; independent; journalism; newspaper; printing; tvchannel

1 posted on 06/15/2005 4:45:42 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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To: CHARLITE

Here's the link.

http://english.epochtimes.com/jiuping.asp


2 posted on 06/15/2005 4:56:38 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: CHARLITE


A small excerpt.

From number Seven.

In a normal society, people show care and love for one another, hold life in awe and veneration and give thanks to God. In the East, people say, “Do not impose on others what you would not want done to yourself [4].” In the West, people say, “Love thy neighbor as thyself [5].” Conversely, the CCP holds that “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles [6].” In order to keep alive the “struggles” within society, hatred must be generated. Not only does the CCP take lives, it encourages people to kill each other. It strives to desensitize people towards others’ suffering by surrounding them with constant killing. It wants them to become numb from frequent exposure to inhumane brutality, and develop the mentality that “the best you can hope for is to avoid being persecuted.” All these lessons taught by brutal suppression enable the CCP to maintain its rule.

Some how I'm reminded of abortion after reading this.
Numbing brutality...


3 posted on 06/15/2005 5:03:19 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: CHARLITE

This is a great link, thanks for finding it and bringing it
to our attention.

An enormous archive of information, that needs to be disseminated.


4 posted on 06/15/2005 5:05:05 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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