Argument over Diaoyu Islands causes fatal bar fight in Hainan

| October 17th, 2012

A village committee member in Hainan is accused of committing homicide after an argument about the Diaoyu Islands ended in murder on September 27. When a discussion in a Wanning city bar got out of hand, a fight ensued and Wang Moucheng is accused of having used a beer bottle to kill Fu Mouming.

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Han Deqiang and Patriotism

| October 15th, 2012

Radical Maoist professor Han Deqiang has become the face of Diaoyu Islands extremists after he slapped an 80-year-old man at a protest in September. At a protest against Japan’s plan to nationalize the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands, an elderly man took offense with some of the protesters’ pro-Mao slogans, and Han, a professor at Beijing Aeronautical Institute, slapped him on the face twice and accused him of being an anti-Chinese traitor.

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Diaoyu islands demonstrator severally injured Japanese car owner, caught by police

| October 5th, 2012

From Netease:

Cai, The suspect who severely injured a Japanese car owner at a anti-Japanese / Protecting Diaoyu island demonstration was caught in Henan Province on Oct 2. The case is currently under investigation. On September 15th, Xi’an residence Li Jianli drove his Japanese brand car and encountered the crowd of anti-Japan demonstration. His car was attacked and damaged by dozens of people and his head was struck 4 times by suspect with a U shaped steel lock, which cracked his […]Read more…

Jailed for a “tweet” on Twitter

| November 30th, 2010

 

(Century Weekly) Cheng Jianping (程建萍) was detained for 5 days, and followed by a year of manual labor reeducation because of a tweet she posted on Twitter.

Cheng Jianping (Internet name: Wang Yi王译), 46 year old, freelancer, who came from Xinxiang City, Henan Province. Since June of this year, Cheng and her fiancé Hua Chunhui (华春辉) lived in Wuxi, Jiangsu Province.

October 17, 2010, anti-Japanese demonstration broke out in Mianyang City, Sichuan Province. Cheng and her fiancé saw this news on the […]Read more…

Japanese Netizens turn Chinese derogatory term into beautiful young girl anime character

| November 2nd, 2010

日本鬼子: (Chinese pronunciation: Rìběn guǐzi and Japanese: Hinomoto Oniko) Literally “Japanese son of ghost” means Japanese Devils, is a term used (in China) as a disparaging epithet against the Japanese (because of the war crimes committed by the imperial Japanese Army during World War II).

小日本 (xiǎo Rìběn) — Literally "little Japan"(ese). This term is very common (Google Search returns 21,000,000 results as of August 2007). The term can be used to refer to either Japan or individual Japanese. "小", or […]Read more…

Anti-Japan demonstrations broke out in many cities, China urges Rational Patriotism

| October 26th, 2010

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Last weekend, at least five major cities in China had the anti-Japanese demonstrations. The official People’s Daily published a signed article, to urge people to be rational and abide by the laws when expressing patriotism.

According to several media reports, the demonstrations in various cities are formed mainly by young people, and a few elderly also participated. Demonstrators held banners that said “Boycotting Japanese Goods”, “Defend the Diaoyu Islands” and so on. They asked the government to get tough on […]Read more…