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Violent protests and clashes increasing and social unrest spreading with Economic crisis in China. http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2008 ... test_N.htm
Pressure groups: Hong Konger Front; it is unclear whether this actually exists as an organisation.
Proposed state: Republic of Hong Kong
Inner Mongolia (member of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization)
Political parties: Inner Mongolian People's Party, Southern Mongolian Democratic Alliance
Tibet (member of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization)
the 14th Dalai Lama, head of the Government-in-exile: Tibetan Government in Exile
Political party: International Tibet Independence Movement, National Democratic Party of Tibet, United Liberation Front of Tibet
Pressure groups: Students for a Free Tibet
East Turkestan / Uyghuristan / Xinjiang (member of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization)
Rebel organization: East Turkestan Islamic Movement
Political party: East Turkestan Government in Exile
Proposed state: Eastern Turkestan Republic
Pressure groups: World Uyghur Congress
Proposed state: Manchukuo
Government-in-exile: Manchukuo Temporary Government
From our 'overshoot' perspective it's interesting to note the Uighurs are allowed an exception to Chinas one child policy. They can crank out as many children as they like without penalty or social isolation.
They receive affirmative action benefits in job placement and in school admissions. Yet they still whine and moan crying for more and more plus international sympathy. And the media complies.
Civil Unrest seems to be a long standing feature of life under Communism in China. This article from 2004 claims 58,000 cases of civil strife in one year. This before the Financial Crisis. No wonder the Communist Boss Hu left the G8 to get a handle on the strife. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/ar ... 4Nov3.html
Communist China will Execute violent protesters. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8140492.stm
Starvation of the Great Leap Forward. http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1P2-6512633.html
Clash at Factory Employing Uighurs Triggered Rioting
By JASON LEOW and GORDON FAIRCLOUGH
Wall Street Journal
JULY 8, 2009
SHAOGUAN, China -- One of the sparks that ignited Xinjiang's ethnic powder keg this week came from a toy factory here in southern China nearly 2,000 miles from Urumqi, the northwestern city hit by the riots.
The trouble started when rumors began to spread that Turkic-speaking, mainly Muslim Uighur migrant workers at the toy plant had raped Chinese women.
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There Are Many Ways China Can Hit 8% Growth - Part 1
... the 8% number has become something of a mythical giant. That to hit it means that everything will be fine, but to miss it means that the world is coming to an end. ...
outcast wrote:That 8% number is from 10 years ago
The first modern reference to the “bao ba” may date back to the Asian financial crisis, some analysts say. China’s annual GDP growth slumped to 7.8% in 1998 and 7.6% in 1999.
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