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why china afraid of jasmine revolution?
China is a great power in the world either it is in terms of economy or military. To say, China is the only country in the world which can stand against US. But now this communist country is worried about once thing. Much afraid that it may collapse the government. That is Jasmine. Below is the story about the Jasmine.
The reason for China's worry is not people or countries. It is Internet. yes, Internet is causing problems to the China government. It is making the government to put restrictions on the people not to use it. China rulers are more worried about the social networks. China is worried that the social networks such as Facebook and twitter may ignite the revolutions against the government.
One message in the Internet made many Chinese people to come on to the streets. They didn't carry guns or knives. They had a small jasmine plant in their hand. But its fragrance has brought headache to the government. Police has forcefully threw all of them into jails and arresting whoever appear with jasmine.
The reason behind China's fear is the revolution that started in the Arab countries. The revolution that started in Tunisia and spread to the other countries. That is Jasmine revolution. Now China rulers are worried if would reach China too.They wanted to wipe it out in its early stages. so are very stringent against the protestants.
Hu jintao govt is trying not to let chinese hear about the Jasmine revolution. It has put lot of restrictions on the internet such that there are no rearch results for "Jasmine revolution". Also it is censoring for any search words for Egypt or Tunisia in which the revolution has begun.
The most popular social networking sites Facebook, twitter along with youtube are already banned in China. it has recently banned Linked In also as they is a new group started with a name as "jasmine Voice".
Why China is worried ?
Whatever happens in Tunisia is put on the internet in forms of video or pictures. people from around the world express their support through tweets and messages which motivated the people who used to live under the dictators to turn against them. Social Networks have played a significant role in the success of jasmine revolution. They role was to such as extent that the world media has mostly depended on the tweets and messages from social networks to get to know what is happening in these countries. The revolution was successful and the Ben Ali had ran away from the country.
This revolution has provoked the people in Egypt and remained a model to the other Arab countries. The Egypt ruler has at last lost his power on Feb 11. The same is about to happen in Libia too.