“Midnight Struck”, viral video rumors police mob connection in Wuhan

| July 26th, 2012

Recently, a viral video named “Midnight Struck” (午夜来袭) is circulating on the Internet. (original video on Youku has been deleted) The video was captured by surveillance camera both inside and outside of a shop.  In the video, a group of shirtless men with tattoos gathered in front of a grocery store and constantly kicking the locked gate.  During that time, a police officer appeared in front of the store and communicated with the shirtless men and also with the person […]Read more…

2-year-old girl run over by car twice, 18 people passed by and ignored

| October 17th, 2011

From ycwb and Netease

The recent cases of elderly people fallen over in street unassisted, or people who step forward to help those elderly people were in turn accused of pushing the elderly to fall have made the Chinese public wonder why people become so apathy and why one needs to hesitate to offer help when in a critical situation. While the discussion is still going on, another stunning news of public apathy has made some people “lost their faith in […]Read more…

Chinese government installs over 8,000 surveillance cameras monitoring the entire city of Urumqi

| July 2nd, 2010

News background: Urumqi, the capital city of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwestern China, where violence often breaks out because of the ongoing ethnic conflict between Han Chinese and Uyghurs. Uyghur is a Turkic ethnic group that is predominantly Muslim and is one of the officially recognized ethnic groups in China.

(From Netease) People’s Net reports, July 2, on the big screen at the command center of the Municipal Public Security Bureau (of Urumqi) clearly showed the real-time images […]Read more…