Category Archives : 1000.China

Meihua Jin (China)

—————————————— 10 years later: On 25th August 2015, we visited Jin Meihua and interviewed her. In the interview, in her son’s flat located in Wuzhong, Ningxia, Jin Meihua talked about her 10 year life of teaching Chinese Muslim women and how important education is to Chinese Muslim Women. Here is the full video of the interview: […]


Xinlan Ma (China)

“ ——————————————————– 10 years later: On 25th August 2015, in the office of Weizhou Ethnic Kindergarten, Weizhou, Tongxin County, Ningxia, Ma Xinlan talked to Lau Kin Chi about her long experience of being a teacher in the Chinese Muslim community and a problematic traditional perception of the role of a girl in Chinese Muslim families. […]

Joan Hinton (China)

    ————————————– Update: Joan Hinton died on June 8 2010 at a hospital in Beijing. She was 88. ————————————– “As long as there is war, science will never be free. Are we scientists going to spend our lives in slavery for madmen who want to destroy the world?” Joan Hinton, who was […]



Yuzhen Yin (China)

————————————————– 10 years later: In late August, we visited Yin YuZhen’s Ecological Park in Mu Us Desert in Inner Mongolia and made a short video on her current life. Yin Yuzhen is a simple peasant woman, from Uxin Banner in the Mu-Us Desert in Inner Mongolia. Since 1985, she has planted, together with her husband, 300,000 trees, thus creating […]

Jinming Zhang (China)

“This is the first step of reform. We shall learn democracy by practicing democracy. Only when there is democracy in the Chinese Communist Party can China have democracy in the country as a whole.” Zhang Jinming, now Director of the Chinese Communist Party’s Organization Department of Ya’an City, Sichuan Province, implemented direct elections at local […]

Fengxiang Xu (China)

Even if I have only one breath left, I will not fall behind.” Xu Fengxiang is a scholar in forest and highland ecology. For the past half century, she has been teaching, researching and taking on conservation work on forests, ecology and environmental protection. She has opened up the research realm in highland ecology and […]