(January 11, 1992) Margaret Barber states: “Jan Wong wrongly implies that little opposition to the Three Gorges Dam exists within China”.
(December 28, 1991) Jan Wong writes: “Those who couldn’t be bought off were simply silenced, leaving foreigners almost only critics of mammoth project”
(December 23, 1991) Rebel turned renegade free to accept Harvard fellowship
(November 26, 1991) Chinese dissident journalist Dai Qing said today that she is leaving her newspaper after it blocked her efforts to take up Nieman fellowship at Harvard University in the United States.
(November 23, 1991) China/ Citizens hoping to leave run gantlet ensnarled with red tape and booby-trapped with tests to weed out the politically incorrect
(November 21, 1991) Dissident writer Dai Qing returned home late last night with a dramatic tale of how Chinese authorities had abducted and held her for more than four days to prevent her from meeting U.S. Secretary of States James Baker.
(November 19, 1991) New detentions branded snub to U.S official
(November 18, 1991) Dai Qing, a former political prisoner who is one of China’s most famous women journalists, was detained this weekend while trying to arrange to see U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, sources here said Sunday.
(November 18, 1991) Two dissidents arrested without meeting Baker
On the night of August 27, 1993, a dam burst high in a remote province of China, sending torrents of water crashing down on nearby villages. Close to 300 people were killed and thousands were made homeless.
(February 12, 1991) Beijing – The telephone call from an agitated Chinese woman came at 9:30 Saturday morning, November 16. At that moment, 3 miles away in the Great Hall at Tiananmen Square, Secretary of State James Baker was sitting down to talk about human rights with China’s prime minister, Li Peng, and 7,500 miles away in Washington D.C., the Senate was passing a unanimous resolution on deploring China’s mistreatment of journalists in general and one in particular: an outspoken ex-political prisoner, 50 year old Dai Qing.
(October 15, 1990) In the third part of series, Ann Danaiya Usher comments on big dams in the light of the “sustainable development” discourse.
(May 6, 1990) Leading feminist languishes in prison for her role in Beijing pro-democracy demonstrations last year.
(March 15, 1990) Proposal to dam the Yangtze provokes fierce debate.
(August 24, 1989) Some critics of China’s environmental politics have been driven from office or are imprisoned – as with the detention of China’s outspoken journalist Dai Qing.