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Thursday, February 09, 2006

Another Chinese Dissenter Jailed, With Yahoo! Help

Rebecca MacKinnon at RConversation has the details on this one, as she has on this issue from the beginning. Also, don't miss Democracy Project's Bruce Kesler on the nature of corporate responsibility on human rights issues like Yahoo's cooperation with the Chinese communist regime in suppressing dissent, as well as Prof. Stephen Bainbridge's response.

UPDATE:

Captain's Quarters' Ed Morrissey weighs in on the issue:

"Have these corporate managers no shame at all? Do they feel proud of their success in China, knowing it comes at the expense of courageous people like Li Zhi and Shi Tao, among others about which we have not yet heard? How long will these companies and their major stockholders continue to sell out freedom and its foot soldiers in order to kiss up to the Chinese government?"

Couldn't have said it better myself.