The story of an Uighur man living in Beijing – a must read if you want to understand the restic Xingjiang

SHARE + 185 SHARES CHINA HUMAN RIGHTS ISLAM TLN Over the past two months, the relationship between China’s estimated 10 million Uighurs, a Turkic-speaking people, most of whom follow some form of Sunni Islam, and the majority Han population has deteriorated after a series of violent incidents allegedly involving knife-wielding Uighurs in inland China. The… Continue reading The story of an Uighur man living in Beijing – a must read if you want to understand the restic Xingjiang

Lijia’s tips on how to give a good public speech

I’ve just returned from HK where I gave a speech to the International Trademark Association’s Annual Conference about how to give a good public speech. Below is a much edited version. I became a public speaker after the publication of my last Socialism Is Great! in 2008. At first, I got invited to attend literature… Continue reading Lijia’s tips on how to give a good public speech

my memoir being recommended as a must-read

Monday, 5 May 2014 Mishra Recommends During the discussion last Saturday with Pankaj Mishra – who Pico Iyer calls ‘a rare writer who is at ease as a historian, philosopher, traveler, and memoirist’ – organized by Tibet Policy Institute in Dharamsala, I asked if he could recommend three books that every Tibetan should read on… Continue reading my memoir being recommended as a must-read

a piece by pro-democarcy Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang who has just been arrested

Pro-democracy pReporting & Opinion Blog Library Multimedia Topics Contributors Search form Search Library The NYRB China Archive ‘June Fourth’ Seventeen Years Later: How I Kept a Promise PU ZHIQIANG 08.10.06 The weekend of June 3, 2006, was the seventeenth anniversary of the Beijing massacre and also the first time I ever received a summons. It… Continue reading a piece by pro-democarcy Lawyer Pu Zhiqiang who has just been arrested

Hospital violence reflects the ills of China’s Health Care – my commentary piece in today’s SCMP

You are here Home Comment Insight & Opinion Trending Xi Jinping Malaysia Airlines flight 370 H7N9 avian flu COMMENT›INSIGHT & OPINION China must heed anger over health care standards to curb hospital violence Lijia Zhang says China must revamp its underfunded and corrupt health care system to assuage the public rage that is fuelling a… Continue reading Hospital violence reflects the ills of China’s Health Care – my commentary piece in today’s SCMP