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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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Taoist Warriors of Wudang Mountain

Wudang Mountain — the birthplace of Tai Chi. Set within the peaks and cliffs of the mountain lies a cluster of Taoist temples where Taoist warriors practice Tai Chi. At…

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An Interesting History of Incense Burning in China

In China, incense holds a special religious significance. Whether it be at Buddhist temples or during ancestral veneration ceremonies, incense is always lit. Some of the methods of incense preparation…

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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…

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How to Make a DIY Coronavirus Safety Mask

The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has triggered a huge spike in demand for face masks. In places like Hong Kong, supplies of the masks have dwindled, putting people at…

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2 Coronavirus Citizen Journalists Disappear in China

As Chinese authorities struggle to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus, they’re also working to silence the growing number of critics of the government’s crisis plans. Censors have been erasing critical social…

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US Charges Huawei With Theft of Trade Secrets

The United States government has charged Chinese tech company Huawei and its subsidiaries with violating anti-racketeering laws and conspiring to steal trade secrets from American companies. Huawei apparently stole IPs…