Monday, June 10, 2024

The Chinese Government is Afraid of a Cat!

 From the BBC article:

A cartoon cat has been vexing China’s censors – now he says they are on his tail

"Protest footage, details about police movements, news of arrests - Teacher Li Is Not Your Teacher posted a torrent of real-time updates sourced from ordinary citizens.

Little of it could be found on China’s tightly-controlled state media or internet. All of it was curated by one person, sitting in a bedroom in Italy – an art school student named Li Ying.

Mr Li has since become a vital chronicler of information deemed politically sensitive by Beijing. His X account is a window into Xi Jinping’s China where authorities’ vice-like grip on information keeps tightening. From major protests to small acts of dissent, corruption to crime, it is zealously scrubbed off the Chinese internet, only to turn up on Mr Li’s account.

He says this has earned him the wrath of the authorities and, in an interview with the BBC, he painted a clear picture of how Beijing pressures dissidents overseas. He alleged the Chinese government is not only harassing him but also his friends, family and X followers in a coordinated campaign of intimidation.

https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cv2260z4ny6o

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The Chinese Government is Afraid of a Cat!

 From the BBC article: A cartoon cat has been vexing China’s censors – now he says they are on his tail " Protest footage, details abou...