My mother passed away at the end of 2018. She had just turned 90. In my head, I can still see her, hear her voice, and most of all, at times revive our time together as if I were still immersed in it. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

The Love of a Parent

My mother passed away at the end of 2018 — she had just turned 90. In my head, I can still see her, hear her voice, and most of all, at times revive our time together as if I were still…

The IOC went ahead with the 2008 Beijing Olympics despite opposition by rights organizations. (Image:  publicdomainpicturers /  CC0 1.0)

The Murder of the Musician Yu Zhou

Before the Summer Olympics of 2008, China arrested numerous Falun Gong practitioners across the country. Many of them ended up dead just days or even hours after their arrest. One person who died in this campaign by the Chinese government…

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