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China Arrests Dozens of Citizens Seeking to Uphold Their Constitution


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Cal
- 404 days ago - globalpost.com
The new president's "rule of law" campaign apparently doesn't apply to the Communist Party.



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Allan Yorkowitz (453)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 9:33 am
Yes, these are the people I would in the world foremost trust in maintaining and protecting my liberty.
 

. (0)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 9:55 am
Terrible! They shouldn't be arresting anyone, they should listen to them.
 

Valerie H. (135)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 11:32 am
......thank you....sadly noted...
 

Hartson Doak (33)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 1:00 pm
Seems the same thing is happening here in the US
 

Deborah W. (6)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 1:02 pm
In these United States we do the same, but are much more subtle (under the guise of modern evolving intelligence) ... seeking the same results Only the packaging is different, the underbelly not so much.
 

marie c. (168)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 1:03 pm
The whole world is making China stronger and stronger just as was predicted by the Chairman in the little red book. We have to agree he was so far thinking and it is all happening for them economically.What incredible progress but the expense of life is not important to them only progress
 

Birgit W. (144)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 1:42 pm
The Chinese population has been suppressed for such a long time, and now when they finally want to have some rights and freedom of mind it seems that all the countries on our planet Earth are pretty well heading for the same problems. People all over the world seem to have no rights anymore.
We are just little puppets for the 1% who own the Earth.
 

GGmaSheila D. (171)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 2:03 pm
America seems to have taken a page, or three, from China's playbook - li8e cheat, arrest, silence...
Noted and thank you.
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 3:02 pm
China, USA, Russia all in the same boat.
 

marie c. (168)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 3:54 pm
I totally disagree How can any one put USA in the same box as China no comparison
In fact I find it insulting
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 4:01 pm
Thanks Cal.
 

Cathe Franklin-Romano (52)
Wednesday August 14, 2013, 9:36 pm
noted & shared
 

Dimitris Dallis (2)
Thursday August 15, 2013, 1:50 am
Thank you for letting us know Cal.
 

NICKY MELVILLE (118)
Thursday August 15, 2013, 2:44 am
Noted Thanks Cal. Democracy is something that is like trying to catch the end of the rainbow in ever country. It is always there in front of you, but the reality is that you can never quite catch it. People in China have an even harder time trying to get their voice heard, which is not surprising as even in countries ilke here, in Australia, where we have relatively free speech, governments don't take any notice of what we say even 'though we are not in fear of being jailed for saying it!
 

John S. (304)
Thursday August 15, 2013, 2:45 am
They should be more practive in figuring out what the people want like the US, just wiretap everyone, it's easy.
 

Marija Mohoric (50)
Thursday August 15, 2013, 5:03 am
thanks for sharing Cal
 

Lona Goudswaard (70)
Thursday August 15, 2013, 5:07 am
One day China will be as much of a democracy as any other country. It just takes much time and the question is whether it truly is progress for its citizens.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Thursday August 15, 2013, 6:19 am
If Xi made the party accountable to the people he and his government might just find themselves publicly humiliated ; sent to a re-education camp or shot. The communist party would soon be overthrown. Of course human nature being what it is would soon find another political bunch of rascals to take their place. Corruption never sleeps when there is money and material wealth and power to be gotten.
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Thursday August 15, 2013, 10:02 am
Noted
 
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