That is what his Web site says. Some of the long-time readers may recall his famous run-ins with, among others, myself, Adam Morris, Joseph Bosco, China Digital Times, Orville Schell, Brendan O’Kane and many, many others. (And, more recently, with the guys at Talk Talk China.)
Uriel seemed to be deeply depressed. He lashed out at virtually everyone, often like a man possessed. But now isn’t the time to raise old issues or to criticize. Suffice it to say that I hope he’s finally at peace. I wish the best to his family and loved ones.
Richard Burger is the author of Behind the Red Door: Sex in China, an exploration of China's sexual revolution and its clash with traditional Chinese values.