Chinese Netizens Scolded Major General On Weibo
Vice Minister of World Military Research Department
of the Academy of Military Sciences in China, Luo Yuan –
dubbed one of “the hawks” in Chinese military,
recently opened his first Sina Weibo account.
He claims the purpose of opening the account is
to spread and share the truth timely and precisely.
One of Luo’s post says “Protect the nation’s rights externally,
punish the traitors internally”.
This received over 200,000 comments. Many netizens asked
“Who are the traitors?” “Who makes the decision?”
Some other people asked “Why did he put people after nation,
Party, and military?”
Meanwhile, Luo’s personal background was
also searched out and revealed by netizens.
Although he is high profile anti-Americanism,
he once left his front-line post during the Vietnam War.
His brother is the general manager of Warom Group in the US.
Thousands of people on the Internet questioned and laughed
at Luo for his overseas relationship and being a deserter.
This anti-American military expert has been
pushed to the forefront of public opinion.
Calling On Officials to Publicize Properties;
Citizens Are Arrested
Activists put up banners to call on officials to publicize
their properties in Chongqing on February 24.
Local police officers arrested them.
VOA reported that activists including Xuzhou Citizen Zhang
Kun and Zhuhai writer Ruan Yunhua put up banners and flags
in front of Chongqing Jiefangbei Plaza, collecting signatures
from citizens at around 11am on 24th February.
Some plainclothes police came to seize the banners and
took away Zhang Kun.
They also removed a local supporter Li Jun, Phd student in
Southwest University of Political Science and Law.
Ruan Yunhua left the scene under the onlookers’ support.
This petition calling on 205 Communist Party officials
to publicize their property started on January 27th .
It has been hosted in 12 cities including Shenzhen of
Guandong Province, Shaoyang of Hunan Province,
Kaifeng of Henan Province and some other cities.
It was planning on coming to Beijing in early of March.
By then, they would hand in a proposal and the signatures
to the Regime’s National People’s Congress.
Toxic Gas Leaks, Thousands of People Protest
Several thousand people in Xianhe County of Dongying City,
Shandong Province went out to protest on February 23rd.
They requested the government to be responsible for the
toxic gas leaking from local chemical plant.
This had poisoned tens of thousands of people
in the local area.
Protesters held banners in front of the county
government building, unhappy about officials not seriously dealing with the gas leaking incident.
Some banners said “We don’t want toxic gas”
“We want to live” “No pollution” and so on.
A netizen revealed on the Internet on February 18th that
a chemical plant 10 miles north of Xianhe country leaked
a huge amount of highly toxic hydrogen sulfide gas.
Many people had symptoms of dizziness, headache,
eye pain, sore throat, chest tightness and so on.
Shandong Commercial Daily reported on 19th February that
Dongying City Environmental protection department
confirmed the gas leak,
but it claimed that the leaked gas was just some