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CHINA - GREAT BRITAIN
Cambridge University Press bows to Beijing and erases over 300 'sensitive' articles
Most articles concern Tiananmen, the Cultural Revolution, Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and so on. The publisher agreed on the back of threats to take down the entire site. An additional demand for the cancellation of more than 1000 e-books. The Chinese Communist Party also controls international cultural production beyond its geographical boundaries. In 2012 Chinese loan to college, linked to Wen Jiabao.
24/08/2017 14:10:00 CHINA - GREAT BRITAIN
Beijing tightens ‘noose’ of censorship under the rule of Xi Jinping
The censored articles of the Cambridge University Press (Cup) are not an isolated case. Mao Zedong killed and arrested tens of thousands of intellectuals. CUP perhaps moved by market logic. The absolute power of Xi Jinping.
24/04/2017 17:58:00 CHINA
Political indoctrination in Chinese universities
In China, ideological indoctrination is expanding in universities, despites signs of growing student rejection, this according to Zi Yang, an independent researcher and consultant on China affairs. He holds an M.A. from Georgetown University and a B.A. from George Mason University. Courtesy of the Jamestown Foundation.
Party warns Chinese Communists against professing a religion
It is dangerous for Communist Party members to join a religion; it is not "a private matter" since they are subject to the Party's constitution, this according to a paper by the Communist Party Central Committee in Liaoning province designed to boost atheism.
12/06/2017 14:23:00 CHINA
Religion-state relationship, a legacy of the Confucian past, dubious about the anti-religious present
In pre-modern China, the emperor was the supreme leader in Confucianism. With a divine mandate, he controlled religions in an authoritarian manner. Today’s China controls institutions and believers, but has replaced the divine with Marxist theory.
11/07/2017 10:51:00 CHINA
Xi Jinping and the Restoration of Traditionalism in China
A new campaign is underway to rediscover and implement Chinese traditional culture. The promoter is the state and the general secretary of the Communist Party. Marxism has lost all its charm with the people. The campaign responds to the spiritual void felt by many Chinese and at the same time draws the fascination that Western culture and democracy exemplify between intellectuals and people. Confucianism, once despised by the party and Mao, now becomes an educational model. Courtesy of the Jamestown Foundation.
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