[WikiEN-l] Tearing down the Chinese Firewall

Tim Starling t.starling at physics.unimelb.edu.au
Sat May 13 15:36:17 UTC 2006

Prasad J wrote:
> Again, let us note an important point-the present Government of China is an
> elected one, it is not a military junta or a dictatorship so it will
> be rather difficult for us to actually prove that they are suppressing
> the Chinese in the manner in which (for example) the North Korean
> Government oppresses its people.

Elected? In what sense? It's a one-party system, the CPC doesn't tolerate
any serious opposition. Maybe you should read:


North Korea also holds token elections:


-- Tim Starling

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