“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Just another Day in Xinjiang: Smuggling Literature to Readers Outside

https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2018/03/translation-remembering-a-narrow-escape/

Writer Li Juan shares her memory of a tense experience attempting to send a lengthy manuscript to her publisher from Xinjiang amid the nearly year-long internet blackout and security crackdown that followed the 2009 Ürümqi riots.

Chinese text: 记八年前的事

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And don't forget: Li Juan is a Han who writes in Chinese.

Heaven forbid the writer in question were Uyghur, Kazakh . . .

Bruce Humes, March 29, 2018, 7:35p.m.

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China's internet scrubbers work fast: Li Juan's original account of this event on her QQ Kuaibao account has been deleted, just 2 days after the Chinese link above was cited.

Bruce Humes, March 30, 2018, 8:26p.m.

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