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Il Tibet visto dalla Cina.

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E’ interessante notare la leggerezza dei cosiddetti A-blog americani. Nessuno di loro (ho circa un centinatio di feed dei vari Scobleizer, eccetera) parla del Tibet, oggi. Troppo presi dalle loro cazzate duepuntozero. Noi Italiani ci lasciamo trasportare di più; è sufficiente a tal proposito dare un occhio alle conversazioni di Blogbabel.

E’ l’insostenibile leggerezza dei blogger americani. Con un’eccezione di rilievo. James Fallows, di The Atlantic. Inviato in Cina per seguire i preparativi delle Olimpiadi, e già citato su g&f per l’incredibile articolo sul Grande Firewall Cinese. Fallows racconta da Pechino della ripetuta censura cinese, online e offline. Qui, qui e qui. Ecco cosa dice.

Just about every blog, web site, or online news source I’ve tried for info about Tibet has been blocked by the Great Firewall (…). The URLs for those sites — say, — aren’t permanently black-listed or blocked. But when the GFW’s filtering system sees troublesome words in the actual content of the page you’re reading — and let’s assume the words Tibet, Lhasa, and Dalai Lama now all qualify — it breaks the connection and interrupts all attempts to go back to the site for certain period of time. So far, my VPN has gotten me around this barrier.

Nel giudicare la reazione (meglio, la non reazione) popolare in Cina, non dimentichiamo che:

In judging popular reaction in China to this episode, bear in that
mind few ordinary Chinese people have even been exposed to the idea
that Tibet’s place within their country is controversial in any way. In
the ordinary course of going to school and reading newspapers or
watching TV, they would hear that Tibet, much like the largely Islamic
Xinjiang region and other frontier parts of China, is an ancient,
inseparable, happily integrated part of the motherland
, whose
tranquility is threatened from time to time by hooligans or even


Per aumentare la tua statistica…

Antonio ;-)

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