Tuesday, May 27, 2014

China’s Major Internet Companies Censor Search Results for “Wu’erkaixi”

According to Wikipedia: (English / Chinese):
Örkesh Dölet (Uyghur: ئۆركەش دۆلەت), commonly known monomymously as Wu'erkaixi (or Wuer Kaixi, is a Chinese dissident known for his role during the Tiananmen protests of 1989. An ethnic Uyghur, he was born in Beijing on February 17, 1968 with ancestral roots in Ili, Xinjiang. He achieved prominence while studying at Beijing Normal University as a hunger striker who rebuked Chinese Premier Li Peng on national television. He now resides in Taiwan as a political commentator.

吾尔开希,原名吴尔凯西·多莱提(维吾尔语:ئۆركەش دۆلەت,拉丁维文:Örkesh Dölet,中华民国户籍姓名为吾尔开希多莱特;1968年2月17日-),是中国民运人士,维吾尔族,出生于中华人民共和国北京市,新疆伊宁人,是八九学运的领导成员,与王丹、柴玲等同为当时学生领袖之一。于北京成长,亦曾在新疆接受三年教育。现为中华民国国民,定居于台湾台中市,并从事金融业。至今仍遭中华人民共和国政府通缉。
These screenshots were taken on May 25, 2014, and show that Baidu, Qihoo, Sina Weibo, and Tencent Weibo were censoring searches for “Wu'erkaixi” (吾尔开希).

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