Person of the Week: He Weifang

CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of public intellectuals, cartoonists, human rights activists, and other...

Baidu, Tencent Featured in Ranking Digital Rights Index...

Ranking Digital Rights (RDR) reviews the world’s biggest Internet and telecommunications companies under the three categories of privacy, governance, and freedom of expression....

Transparency vs Retaliation in Handling of Torture Cases...

On Monday, China Law Translate highlighted a public notice from county-level public security authorities in Henan regarding the death of a suspect while in custody: On March 12,...

Reality of Urbanization Catching up to the Dream

China’s ambitious urbanization plan is getting results: the country now has 102 cities housing more than one million people. The drive to move investment and infrastructure...

11-Country Letter Stirs Fears on U.S. Rights Stance...

The Globe and Mail’s Nathan VanderKlippe reported on Monday on a letter to Beijing from 11 countries—Australia, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, and seven E.U. member states—protesting...

Drawing the News: Xi’s 100 Kilos of Grain [Updated]...

Over the weekend, state broadcaster CCTV aired a segment titled “Beginner’s Mind: the Liangjiahe Chapters,” the latest installment in a spirited presidential...