Badiucao (巴丢草): Mao Tribute Concerts in Australia

Australia-based cartoonist and CDT resident artist Badiucao illustrates his opinion on the upcoming Mao Zedong tribute concerts scheduled to be held in Sydney and Melbourne next...

Rising Security Star Fu Zhenghua Loses Key Role

Former Beijing police chief Fu Zhenghua rose swiftly up the ranks of China’s security apparatus in recent years. His selection for tasks such as the probe of former security...

CCTV Report Casts Doubt on Images of Syrian Child

As photographs and video of three-year-old Omran Daqneesh made waves on social media around the world and refocused public opinion on the human toll of Syria’s civil war, ...

Black Friday Courtroom Confessions Veer Off-script

Over a year after the “Black Friday” crackdown on rights lawyers and activists, four of those detained stood trial earlier this month, receiving sentences of up to 7.5...

Minitrue: Don’t Hype Actor’s Affair Accusations...

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect...

Beijing Cracks Down on Internet News

At the South China Morning Post, Choi Chi-yuk reports that the Cyberspace Administration of China has issued new rules on the monitoring of internet news portals to ensure that online...