Dissent ♠ Dissidence

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Dissent ♠ Dissidence

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All right, I'm making fun at the Left with this "dissident frogman" thing, because to be on the Left in our liberal democracies, knowing what we know about the inescapable outcome of such ideologies, is like pushing dumbness up to provocation (yeah, well, I know not all of them are that dumb. Some are dangerously starving for power over the society).
However, I don't forget that under Communist dictatorships (Don't you dare to repress my Right to Redundancy.) dissidents are being arrested, convicted and jailed, just for posting political information on their websites.

Huang Qi has been sentenced to five years in prison, mostly for listing on his site (http://www.6-4tianwang.com/) information on people " who had disappeared into police custody, usually for their own political or religious beliefs. ».

The Communists call that "subversion".

As if it wasn't enough, Huang Qi's wife, Zeng Li, explains in her open letter (dated July 5, 2001. Huang Qi was arrested in June 2000, charged with subversion in January 2001, tried in secret on August the same year and convicted 11 days ago. He's been in prison since his arrest.) that a government official told her once:
After your husband is sentenced, don't expect your son to go to school or to have any future.
Communism and China: almost 80 years of crime, terror and oppression. And counting.

As Jean-François Revel wrote once:
The only way to improve Communism is to get rid of it.
Indeed.
Chinese Communism needs some serious improvement actually.

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D'accord, je me moque de la Gauche avec ce truc de "dissident frogman" parce qu'être à Gauche dans nos démocraties libérales, sachant ce que nous savons de l'inévitable issue de telles idéologies, c'est pousser la stupidité jusqu'à la provocation (ouais, je sais pertinemment que tous ne sont pas aussi stupides. Certains sont dangereusement avides de pouvoir sur la société).
Cependant, je n'oublie pas que sous les dictatures communistes (ne vous avisez pas de réprimer mon Droit à la Redondance) les dissidents sont arrêtés, condamnés et emprisonnés, simplement pour avoir posté des infos politiques sur leurs sites web.

Huang Qi a été condamné à cinq ans de prison, principalement pour avoir listé sur son site (http://www.6-4tianwang.com/) des infos sur des personnes " disparues alors qu'elles étaient détenues par la police, généralement en raison de leurs propres convictions politiques ou religieuses. ».

Les Communistes appellent ça "subversion".

Comme si cela ne suffisait pas, Zeng Li la femme de Huang Qi, explique dans sa lettre ouverte (en date du 5 juillet 2001. Huang Qi a été arrêté en juin 2000, inculpé de subversion en janvier 2001, jugé à huis-clos, en août de la même année et condamné il y a 11 jours. Il est en prison depuis son arrestation.) qu'un officiel du gouvernement lui a déclaré :
Après que votre mari ait été condamné, ne vous attendez pas à ce que votre fils aille à l'école ou qu'il ait un quelconque futur.
Le Communisme et la Chine : près de 80 de crimes, de terreur et d'oppression. Et ça continue.

Ainsi que Jean-François Revel l'a écrit un jour :
La seule façon d'améliorer le Communisme, c'est de s'en débarrasser.
En effet.
Le communisme chinois a d'ailleurs sérieusement besoin d'amélioration.

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