Artist vows to remake anti-communist sculpture after suspected arson attack

Art 07/26/21, 02:42

A controversial artwork that accuses the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of starting the worldwide CCP Virus pandemic burned down on July 23. Artist Weiming Chen will remake his anti-communist sculpture from scratch. A suspected arson attack destroyed his 20-foot-tall work, which depicts Chinese leader Xi Jinping with "spike" proteins from the ...

Hong Kong situation very different from 1989 June 4 event

China 08/14/19, 17:45

Chinese state-controlled media released footage displaying armored carriers and other vehicles from the People's Armed Police of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) traveling toward the Hong Kong border. The footage provided by state-owned Chinese tabloid newspaper, Global Times, displayed a convoy of armored fleet traveling from Fujian Province to the city ...

30 years later, Tiananmen Square massacre exposes old and new wounds in China

World 06/03/19, 12:08

It has been thirty years since the Tiananmen Square massacre, yet China now has even harsher political repression and horrific human rights abuses as the country has catapulted up world economic rankings. Multitudes of reports of artists, writers, journalists, singers, and so on who have lost everything including their lives for ...

Artists who’ve dared to broach Tiananmen pushed into shadows

Entertainment 06/02/19, 20:08

It has been three months since Chinese rock musician Li Zhi disappeared from public view. First, an upcoming tour was canceled and his social media accounts were taken down. Then his music was removed from all of China's major streaming sites — as if his career had never existed at all. Li ...

A look at key events in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests

World 05/30/19, 06:03

Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square became China's greatest political upheaval since the end of the Cultural Revolution more than a decade earlier. Corruption among the elite was a key complaint, but the protesters were also calling for a more open and fair society, ...

A look at key events in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests

China 05/29/19, 20:09

Over seven weeks in 1989, student-led pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square became China's greatest political upheaval since the end of the Cultural Revolution more than a decade earlier.Corruption among the elite was a key complaint, but the protesters were also calling for a more open and fair society, ...

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade

World 05/29/19, 04:20

Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan urged Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China in a speech Wednesday just days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown on student pro-democracy protests centered on Beijing's Tiananmen Square.China's authoritarian government is spreading its influence to ...

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