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For Didi Tang's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

China's youth 'can't feel' Tiananmen

Jun 3, 2014

China's youth 'can't feel' Tiananmen

Born in 1989, Steve Wang sometimes wonders what happened in his hometown of Beijing that year. But his curiosity about prodemocracy protests and the crackdown on them passes quickly. “I was not part of it,” he said. “I know it could be important, but ...

China switches tactics, hits activists with common-crime charges

May 28, 2014

China switches tactics, hits activists with common-crime charges

In prosecuting the country’s political and social activists, an image-conscious Beijing is shifting its tactics. Beijing is increasingly using public disorder charges to lock up those it considers as nuisances or threats to its rule, rather than filing charges of inciting state subversion that ...

Despite Chinese policy, forced abortions persist

Jan 10, 2014

Despite Chinese policy, forced abortions persist

When her mind is clear, Gong Qifeng can recall how she begged for mercy. Several people pinned her head, arms, knees and ankles to a hospital bed before driving a syringe of labor-inducing drugs into her stomach. She was seven months pregnant with what ...