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About Jasper Becker

Jasper Becker is a journalist and writer. His books include China's Hungry Ghosts (John Murray, 1996).

Articles by Jasper Becker

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

China: imperfect memory, global impunity

The Chinese elite's repression and falsification of national history fuels its ability to support violations of human rights around the world, says Jasper Becker.

A gulag with nukes: inside North Korea

Behind its rhetoric of anti-imperialist defiance the Pyongyang elite starves and enslaves its people. Jasper Becker talks to North Korean escapees who offer chilling testimony of Kim Jong Il’s world of luxury and fear.
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