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Malcontents Need Not Apply

The New York Times

August 17, 2008
Op-Ed Columnist

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF

BEIJING

To put a smiley face on its image during the Olympics, the Chinese government set aside three “protest zones” in Beijing. Officials explained that so long as protesters obtained approval in advance, demonstrations would be allowed.

So I decided to test the system.

Following government instructions, I showed up at an office of the Beijing Public Security Bureau, found Window 12 and declared to the officer, “I’m here to apply to hold a protest.”

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Tags: activism, china, protest
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