Day: September 26, 2009

Locking Down Beijing

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Given that the October 1 celebrations are being inflated beyond all imagination in the state-controlled media in China, it seems that Western media coverage of the pre-fete is arriving only in dribs and drabs. However, with the explosion of a Uighur restaurant in Beijing’s Xinijiekou neighborhood, eyes might begin to turn to the PRC capital with a hint of greater interest. Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Ian Johnson reports from Beijing about the incident here, but his […]