Tears of Rage: Chinese Nationalist Reactions to the Belgrade Embassy Bombing

@article{Gries2001TearsOR,
  title={Tears of Rage: Chinese Nationalist Reactions to the Belgrade Embassy Bombing},
  author={Peter Hays Gries},
  journal={The China Journal},
  year={2001},
  pages={25 - 43}
}
  • P. Gries
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • The China Journal
The US bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade in May 1999 sparked mass protests from Chinese across the globe. Few accepted America's explanation that the bombing (and subsequent death of three Chinese journalists) was a mistake caused by the CIA's use of outdated maps. Chinese students in the United States and Europe demonstrated against what they called "NATO fascism". The American consul's residence in Chengdu was firebombed. In Beijing Chinese students demanded revenge, chanting "Blood… Expand
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