Concerns and controversies over the 2008 Summer Olympics
A number of concerns and controversies at the 2008 Summer Olympics surfaced before, during, and after the 2008 Summer Olympic games, and which received major media coverage. Leading up to the Olympics...
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2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony
The 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony was held at the Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest. It was began at 20:00 China Standard Time (UTC+8) on Friday, 8 August 2008, as the nu...
2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony - Wikipedia
Age requirements in gymnastics
The age requirements in gymnastics are established by the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) and regulate the age at which athletes are allowed to participate in senior-level competitions....
Doping at the Olympic Games
The use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) has had a long history at the Olympic Games. Its origins can be traced back to the Ancient Olympics where Olympians would eat lizard meat prepared a speci...
2008 Xinjiang attack
The 2008 Kashgar attack (Chinese: 2008年喀什袭击事件) occurred on the morning of 4 August 2008 in the city of Kashgar in the Western Chinese province of Xinjiang. According to Chinese government sources,...
2008 Xinjiang attack - Wikipedia
2008 Tibetan unrest
The 2008 Tibetan unrest, also known from its Chinese name as the 3•14 Riots, was a series of riots, protests, and demonstrations that started in Tibetan regional capital of Lhasa and spread to other T...
2008 Tibetan unrest - Wikipedia
Tibetan independence movement
The Tibetan independence movement is a movement for the independence of Tibet and the political separation of Tibet from the People's Republic of China. It is principally led by the Tibetan diaspora i...
Tibetan independence movement - Wikipedia
2008 Summer Olympics torch relay
The 2008 Summer Olympics torch relay was run from March 24 until August 8, 2008, prior to the 2008 Summer Olympics, with the theme of "one world, one dream". Plans for the relay were announced on Apri...
2008 Summer Olympics torch relay - Wikipedia
Human rights in the People's Republic of China
For the non-governmental organization, see Human Rights in ChinaThe extent to which human rights are recognized and protected in the People's Republic of China ("China" or "the PRC") is a matter of di...
Censorship in the People's Republic of China
Censorship in the People's Republic of China (PRC) is implemented or mandated by the PRC's ruling party, the Communist Party of China (CPC). Notable censored subjects include but are not limited to, d...
Internet censorship in the People's Republic of China
Internet censorship in China is conducted under a wide variety of laws and administrative regulations. In accordance with these laws, more than sixty Internet regulations have been made by the governm...
Internet censorship in the People's Republic of China - Wikipedia
Golden Shield Project
The Golden Shield Project (Chinese: 金盾工程; pinyin: jīndùn gōngchéng), colloquially referred to as the Great Firewall of China (Chinese: 防火长城; pinyin: fánghuǒ chángchéng) is a censorshi...
1988 Summer Olympics
The 1988 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIV Olympiad (Hangul: 서울 하계 올림픽; hanja: 서울 夏季 올림픽; RR: Seoul Hagye Ollimpik), were an international multi-sport even...
1988 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia
1992 Winter Olympics
The 1992 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XVI Olympic Winter Games (French: Les XVIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), were a winter multi-sport event celebrated from 8 to 23 February 1992 in Albertv...
1992 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia
Freedom of religion in the People's Republic of China
Freedom of religion in China is provided for by the country's constitution, with an important caveat. Namely, the government protects what it calls "normal religious activity," defined in practice as ...
Freedom of religion in the People's Republic of China - Wikipedia
History of Falun Gong
Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, is a spiritual practice that combines the practice of meditation with the moral philosophy articulated by its founder, Li Hongzhi. It emerged on the public radar in...
History of Falun Gong - Wikipedia
Hukou system
A hukou is a record in the system of household registration required by law in both countries of the mainland communist People's Republic of China (PRC) and the democratic industrialized island nation...
Hukou system - Wikipedia
Internet censorship circumvention
Internet censorship circumvention describes various processes used by Internet users to bypass the technical aspects of Internet filtering and gain access to otherwise censored material.Circumvention ...
1980 Summer Olympics
The 1980 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXII Olympiad (Russian: И́гры XXII Олимпиа́ды), was an international multi-sport event held in Moscow in the Soviet Union.The 1980 Games ...
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Tibetan sovereignty debate
The Tibetan sovereignty debate refers to two political debates. The first is whether the various territories within the People's Republic of China (PRC) that are claimed as political Tibet should sepa...
Tibetan sovereignty debate - Wikipedia
1972 Winter Olympics
The 1972 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XI Olympic Winter Games (第十一回オリンピック冬季競技大会, Dai Jūichi-kai Orinpikku Tōkikyōgi Taikai) (French: Les XIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), were a winte...
International reaction to 2008 Tibetan unrest
This article gives the international reaction to the 2008 Tibetan unrest, from countries worldwide. The 2008 Tibetan unrest was a series of attacks and protests concerning human rights in China in the...
International reaction to 2008 Tibetan unrest - Wikipedia
Television in the People's Republic of China
The television industry in China includes high-tech program production, transmission and coverage. China Central Television is China's largest and most powerful national television station. By the 198...
Tibetan Freedom Concert
Tibetan Freedom Concert is the name given to a series of rock festivals held in North America, Europe and Asia from 1996 onwards to support the cause of Tibetan independence. The concerts were origina...
Tibetan Freedom Concert - Wikipedia
2008 Sichuan riots
In Sichuan province, in an area incorporating the traditional Tibetan areas Kham and Amdo, Tibetan monks and police clashed in riots on 16 March in Ngawa county after the monks staged a protest. It fo...
2008 Sichuan riots - Wikipedia
Olympic Flame
The Olympic flame is a symbol of the Olympic Games. Commemorating the theft of fire from the Greek god Zeus by Prometheus, its origins lie in ancient Greece, where a fire was kept burning throughout t...
Olympic Flame - Wikipedia
One-child policy
The family planning policy, known as the one-child policy in the West, is a population control policy of the People's Republic of China. The term "one-child" is inexact as the policy allows many excep...
One-child policy - Wikipedia
1980 Winter Olympics
The 1980 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIII Olympic Winter Games (French: Les XIIIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver), was a multi-sport event which was celebrated from February 14, through Februar...
1980 Winter Olympics - Wikipedia
1984 Summer Olympics
The 1984 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Los Angeles, California, United States in 1984. When Tehran, the only othe...
1984 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia
Yan Xiaoling - Fan Yanqiong case
The Yan Xiaoling – Fan Yanqiong case (simplified Chinese: 严晓玲、范燕琼案件; traditional Chinese: 嚴曉玲、范燕瓊案件), a.k.a. Fujian Netizen Case (simplified Chinese: 福建网民案; traditional Chinese: 福建網民案)...