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  1. News - China

    'I am scared': Chinese creator of White House petition seeks help after police visit

    Posted May 14th 2013, 10:31am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li Blogger was garnering support against controversial petrochemical plant in Pengzhou When a Chengdu blogger created a White House petition last week against a controversial ... petitions to be deleted. Frustrated and fearing retaliation, the blogger posted again on Weibo: “Help needed! Will someone please tell me how to delete a White House petition? The police have talked ...

  2. Comment - Blogs

    Make the official taste of tofu sweet: Chinese have fun with White House petition website

    Posted May 08th 2013, 11:49am by Ivan Zhai

    ... to make jokes about their own political system. A petition on the White House’s site has quickly become a new  favourite pastime for mainland netizens.  If you go to the site now  you will see ... reason same as ‘The Declaration of Independence’ ”.   It is unclear who was the first Chinese netizen to think of the idea of petitioning the White House’s official website. In January, a group ...

  3. News - China

    Zhu Ling petitioners await response from Obama on 19-year-old poisoning case

    Posted May 07th 2013, 11:12am by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li A White House petition signed by many Chinese netizens gets enough signatures Apparently frustrated by their own judicial system and wary of censorship, members of China’s online ... a response from the White House. Under the website's rules, a petition must get 100,000 signatures in 30 days to get a response. The story of Zhu Ling's poisoning has been heart-wrenching ...

  4. Comment - Blogs

    Netizens launch White House petition to ban architects of the Great Firewall from entering US

    Posted Jan 29th 2013, 05:08pm by Ivan Zhai

    ... was blocked for about two days early last week, progammers launched an online petition on the website of White House on Friday, saying that “the builders of Great Firewall in China... should be denied entry to the US.” The URL of the White House petition circulated Twitter and other Chinese social media sites over the past five days, with more than 8,400 people signing up. Chinese netizens ...

  5. News - World

    White House rejects citizen petition to build a Star Wars-style Death Star

    Posted Jan 14th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... by a one-man starship". The petition, which garnered 34,000 signatures, had called for construction to begin by 2016. Under current policy, the White House will respond to any appeal that garners ... Wars-style Death Star, citing the enormous cost, its opposition to destroying entire planets and critical design flaws. Paul Shawcross, chief of the science and space branch at the White House Office ...

  6. News - China Insider - PETITION

    White House to respond to petition against Jimmy Kimmel's ‘Kill everyone in China’ show

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 10:05am by Patrick Boehler

    ... On Thursday, another group of around 400 mostly ethnic Chinese demonstrated outside his office, according to CCTV. Both ABC and Kimmel apologised repeatedly for the segment. The White House petition ... of a one-month deadline set by the White House. The first China-related petition to reach the threshold in May demanding the extradition of a murder suspect to China has yet to receive a response. ...

  7. News - China

    Chinese animal activists petition White House against dog meat festival in Guangxi

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:59pm by Amy Li <a href=

    ... celebration.” They have protested on Weibo, rapped against it, and written to the mayor of Yulin demanding an end to the tradition. After all these fruitless efforts, animal lovers decided to petition the White House- an unorthodox method frowned upon by the country’s police and censors. The White House petition was headlined: “Please help us stop the Yulin Festival of eating dogs in Guangxi ...

  8. News - World

    ‘Pardon Edward Snowden’ petition seeks White House response

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 08:33am by Reuters

    ... of a criminal investigation. If the petition gains 100,000 signatures by July 9, the White House will review it, forward it to policy experts and issue an official response as part of the Obama administration’s “We the People” effort to engage Americans in government. White House spokesman Jay Carney declined to comment on Snowden’s status at Monday’s briefing: “When it comes to the petitions, we ...

  9. News - World - TELEVISION

    Kimmel petition over anti-Chinese sketch to force White House response

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:03pm by NYT

    ... Patrick Boehler and Reuters Kimmel petition to force White House response A petition demanding the axing of the US-based Jimmy Kimmel Live! television show has attracted enough signatories to force a response from the White House, amid continuing outrage over a supposedly anti-Chinese sketch. More than 101,000 people have signed the petition on the White House website calling ...

  10. News - China Insider - CONTROVERSY

    'Kill everyone in China': Outrage over comment during Jimmy Kimmel skit

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:21am by Jeremy Blum

    ... of the children’s comments that the US should “kill everyone in China” produced controversy, and critics have taken to Youtube and created a White House petition boycotting Kimmel’s decision to air the comment on his show. “I was very disturbed by Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Kids Table’ show,” the White House petition reads. “It was aired on ABC recently and talked about killing all the Chinese so ...




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