According to Mr. Lee, there is vast amount of content carrying virulent anti-foreign sentiments on the Internet Bulletin boards from angry Chinese commenting on the protests stirred up by the activists and the Tibetans exiled camp. Most of them viewed the protests as anti-Chinese and an attempt to block
He was speaking at a conference on "The Politics of Knowledge", organized by the London School of Economics and Political Science and
Mr. Lee also believes that no protesting group truly expects their public display of outrage at
Whatever the intention of these demonstrators, the people of
He also added that in an age where information can flow freely and faster, it will not be easy to keep the debate in internet forums and bulletins on a level headed plane, which at times is governed more by emotions rather than reasons.
I shared this view in my earlier article that the anti-China sentiments could have far reaching consequences. If you view some of these published images captured on the anti-China protests especially in
If the West continues these unrelenting and unguarded anti-Chinese protests in the name of freedom of expression, I am very certain the Western world would not only have to face the ascent of an uncompromising Muslim world but also a huge anti-western group from