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China: waiting for the change of political leadership the violence against dissidents continues

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Yu Jie

Writer Yu Jie told reporters who had flocked to Washington at his latest book’s presentation, China’s Best Actor: Wen Jiabao, about the violence in his homeland. “After over a year of inhumane treatment and painful struggle, I had no choice but to leave China,” he said. The police stopped him for no apparent reason, interrogated him, stripped him naked, beat him
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The Chinese calligraphy art: interview with Nicola Piccioli

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Flower / Nicola Piccioli

Even the emperors of the second millenium b.C. and Mao Zedong and the communist party used it to promote their actions, but Chinese calligraphy is an old art with endless applications that is still limited to the most refined and cultured people
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Vandana Shiva protagonist at 3rd International Forum on Food & Nutrition in Milan

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One billion people worldwide suffer from hunger, two billion are suffering from health problems related to obesity. A few experts debated this paradox at Bocconi University in Milan on the occasion of the Forum on nutrition and food
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The poverty line a discussed “border” among the BRICS

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The poverty line is one of the most feared by governments around the world, that trying to lower it, and most discussed by aid workers, who almost never agree with the official data.
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The struggle in Central Asia and Caucasus, an interview with Arduino Paniccia

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They are hardly mentioned on newspapers and it’s hard for many people just to find them on a map: the area between Georgia and Kazakistan is one of the hottest on the planet, it is where one of the most important matches are being played
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