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April 17, 2008
Grace Wang tried to walk the middle path but took heat from both sides.
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Good point!... My word-choice was less than ideal. -- No "heat" from the Tibetan side was mentioned.
From both sides?
This is what the 'pro-Chinese' did:
"The next day, a photo appeared on an Internet forum for Chinese students with a photo of Ms. Wang and the words “traitor to your country” emblazoned in Chinese across her forehead. Ms. Wang’s Chinese name, identification number and contact information were posted, along with directions to her parents’ apartment in Qingdao, a Chinese port city.
Salted with ugly rumors and manipulated photographs, the story of the young woman who was said to have taken sides with Tibet spread through China’s most popular Web sites, at each stop generating hundreds or thousands of raging, derogatory posts, some even suggesting that Ms. Wang — a slight, rosy 20-year-old — be burned in oil. Someone posted a photo of what was purported to be a bucket of feces emptied on the doorstep of her parents, who had gone into hiding. "
What did the pro-Tibet side do?
I missed that one.
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