Chinese Dissident: U.S. Is Behaving like Communist China Written by John on June 14, 2013 - See more at:Submitted by katsung47 on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 18:01
Chinese Dissident: U.S. Is Behaving like Communist China Written by John on June 14, 2013 - See more at:
BEIJING – When NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden fled to Hong Kong, many observers were puzzled that he would seek sanctuary in a city that is a special administrative region of Communist China.
According to Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei, this wasn’t all that surprising, given that the U.S. and China are, in his view, beginning to resemble each other.
Weiwei, who lived in the United States for 12 years, describes the NSA’s massive surveillance program as an “abuse of state power” that “goes totally against my understanding of what it means to be a civilized society, and it will be shocking of American citizens allow this to continue.”