Li Pengcheng’s Book Signing in Beijing Went Hot, Li Got Knife Attack
Recently Mainland independent commentator Li Chengpeng
released his new book called “The Whole World Knows”.
His book soon came onto several best-selling
book ranking sites.
Li attended a book signing in Zhongguancun of Beijing on Jan.
13th, which became the top hot news on Chinese internet.
Mainland netizens posted pictures of many fans of Li
Chengpeng lining up waiting for his book signing.
Some netizen says the line was several hundreds meters
long, and it was well ordered.
Some people give out masks to people in the line.
On the masks, was written, “I don’t speak a word.”
A violent incident happened during the book signing.
A man punched Li on his face and swore at him as “a traitor”.
After that, someone attacked Li with a knife,
but luckily he wasn’t hurt.
According to netizens’ investigation, the two attackers were
leftists called “Mao Zuo.” They were arrested.
Li Chengpeng will have a book signing
on Jan. 15th in Shenzhen.
Nengjing Post on Weibo Sighing for Southern Weekly’s Compromise
Taiwan celebrity Yi Nengjing recently posted on weibo in
support of Southern Weekly, satirizing Global Weekly’s critique.
After those post, Yi was “invited to tea” by the police.
Her weibo was blocked, and the posts were deleted.
But she still insists on speaking the truth.
On Jan. 12th, Yi kept on posting after her weibo ban was lifted.
The post says, “I’m your best friend, but you consider me
your biggest enemy because of fear.”
She posted another one later to recommend a book
called “Sisters” to encourage people to speak the truth.
Yi posted on weibo near midnight sighing
for Southern Weekly.
She wrote “He was passionate on the first day. He was angry
on the second day. He was sad and crying on the third day.
He was calm on the fourth day.
He suddenly laughed on the fifth day, as he finally realized
the whole world was an absurd black comedy.
And then, Southern Weekly forgot everything,
and went back to be a faceless self.”
The First Tibetan Self-Immolation In 2013 in Gansu Province
A Tibetan set himself on fire to protest against
the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s ruling on Jan. 12th .
It is the first self-immolation incident in 2013.
The self-immolator was 22 years old. He set himself on fire
around 1pm on Saturday in Xiahe county and died at the scene.
According to a witness, local Tibetans took the body to
his home before the police came.
According to RFA’s report, the CCP dispatched many
police to the town to guard the main streets.
They blocked Tibetans going to the self-immolator’s home
to express sympathies and pray.
The police even requested a cremation immediately.
Tibetans are angry about it. The tension increased.