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The foreign legion of YouTubers defending China

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By Jing Xuan TENG

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This is rich using a platform, YouTube, which isn't even allowed in that country to propagate this nonsense. Smells like China and it's gaijin minions stepped in a pile of hypocrisy.

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I decline to be interviewed. I decline to be interviewed. LOL! They're clearly afraid of having to address legitimate questions like why it's illegal and why people are jailed for commemorating the Tiananmen Square Protests of 1989. And this is just one question.

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It’s interesting that these “vloggers” are predominantly male, and not of the *ahem… traditionally attractive type.

Could there be some honey-pot persuasion going on here…

That was a joke, but would categorize these “evidence” videos in the same section as flat-earthers taking photos from airplanes and saying “you see! No curvature. The world is flat.”

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Sorry, I cannot attribute the source, but one news outlet that I reviewed this past weekend wrote about one (or perhaps more?) videos that showed the faces of some of the Uyghur vistims testifying before Sir Geoffrey Nice at the London Tribunal these past several days, and urged viewers to locate and (reportedly) educate them. This will take time to develop.

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Folks will say anything to keep both kidneys.

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The question is where is the evidence of millions being tortured? If we have videos of water torture in Guantanamo. I’m sure we can get photos from Xinjiang.

China responds to the terrorist acts and train station bombings with detention camps. That’s their prerogative. The US responds to terrorist acts with war. That’s the US’s choice.

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A shocking story of Chinese perfidy and shameless foreigners.

How fortunate we are to live in Japan, where no foreigners would ever pander to nationalists by promoting historical revisionism for money.

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The question is where is the evidence of millions being tortured? 

Official Chinese government documents smuggled out of China that describe in detail the methods being employed including forced contraception and a Chinese government agent living in Uyghurs homes to control their acts, as well as eyewitness accounts.

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I bet the CCP elite have access to YouTube.

Then they can see their returns on the foreign losers that could not make it in their own country helping them out.

Japan has its own quirks but a great place to live.

China, love the people, but there is no more culture left beyond food. They even simplified their written language.

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Pathetic attempts at celebrity from spoiled children now living abroad. - Here are some typical transcripts & examples of their constant trolling & misguided propaganda, aimed at and against their own ‘former’, “foreign”countries:

- “Every country has its dark side” “The pathetic conservative Christian anti-China lobby is behind the lying campaign against China, making the sheep world believe that the Chinese government is doing something wrong in the Xīnjiāng region.

The US wants to put its dirty claws in that region to be able to stop the unstoppable advance of the Chinese economy, which is going to dominate the world by 2030 .. 

[The]US as the sore losers of always will do everything possible with their usual dirty tricks not to lose their first place but it will be impossible for them to stop the Great Red Dragon from the East.. 

- “Chinese students, don't worry, it is not necessary to go to study in the US, sadly you will suffer racism, mistreatment, prejudice and attempts on their lives.

The US is a very dangerous country for minorities and the Chinese are very vulnerable in US soil.”

Links were verified today.

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Everyone is entitled to his/her opinion, even if it's wrong.

Though if they made nasty videos about China, they would be rounded up and imprisoned faster than you can say "Free Hong Kong".

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This is rich using a platform, YouTube, which isn't even allowed in that country to propagate this nonsense. Smells like China and it's gaijin minions stepped in a pile of hypocrisy.

Agree.

unfortunately, China isn't the only one in the neighborhood which can be accused of this hypocrisy.

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A shocking story of Chinese perfidy and shameless foreigners.

How fortunate we are to live in Japan, where no foreigners would ever pander to nationalists by promoting historical revisionism for money.

LOL! exactly! right?

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The question is where is the evidence of millions being tortured? 

Official Chinese government documents smuggled out of China that describe in detail the methods being employed including forced contraception and a Chinese government agent living in Uyghurs homes to control their acts, as well as eyewitness accounts.

I believe agents visit homes and monitor suspected terrorists. That's the downside to this. You could be a Uighur arrested for merely possessing extremist materials handed to you at the train station like a tissue ad in Japan. Australian police arrest man over alleged Islamic State membership. This is the norm, but China always has to do an overkill. They'll spray a case of roach kill for one cockroach. The accumulation of insecticides in the environment to control pests pose a serious threat to both wildlife and humans as well.

Xinjiang is most likely a prison or a detention center for those suspected of having ties to terrorists. It is a colossal nip it in the bud mission with innocent people incarcerated.

And so I remain skeptical about torture and genocide - as in the Holocaust, Native Americans, Cambodian, Rwandan, Polish - until further evidence.

It used to be thousands are being killed every day. Now they don't even say people are being killed. What happened to the thousands of bodies? How many are being killed? We don't even have a number. Where are the skulls and the refugees?

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Wait till one of these youtubers makes a ""mistake"" & then they could be in for severe trouble if they are unable to flee china! Just sayin!

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China needs to up its game.

How about a TV show called ‘Why did you come to China ?’ where the desperately fragile egos of the viewing public are soothed by reassuring tales from wide-eyed foreigners arriving at an exotic destination.

Countless other programmes, publications, websites and blogs could churn out a myriad of state-approved content from foreigners exhorting the unparalleled depth and beauty of its unspoiled nature, its absolutely, unarguably unique culture and the unfailing kindness and benevolence of its humble, modest people.

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They're less than human. They're boot licking wu mao.

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Propaganda is the name of the game.

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@Alfie Noakes

Seems you've never heard of Kent Gilbert.

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The guys mentioned in the article are small fry compared to China influencers Jerry Kowal or Nathan Rich (a particularly dodgy individual).

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YouTube is inaccessible inside China without special VPN software.

If Youtube is banned in China, yet they're getting around the ban to access Youtube - shouldn't China be going after them then?

Like when China goes after its own people who gets around the ban

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I bet the CCP elite have access to YouTube

Easy to do with a VPN, which is common enough in China. I use one and can view anything I want while in China.

China, love the people, but there is no more culture left beyond food. They even simplified their written language.

The Communists destroyed almost everything that was good in China and especially their culture and morals. The only thing left is a gold rush mentality as people try to accumulate as much wealth as they can as fast as they can. Little else matters.

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Propaganda only works on uncritical, gullible idiots. Quite well in the case of Brexit.

If you are worried about propaganda, educate your kids to be critical of everything they see on the net, on TV and in newspapers, and to think for themselves.

As for the YT videos - people have a right to their opinion, however crazy. Nobody is forcing you to watch them. If Donald Trump taught us anything, it is that one man's truth is another's fake news. We do not want our governments to be 'regulators' [ie. censors] of our internet content. Because they are no more honest than the Chinese government.

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