RFA: Tibetan Man Dies After Self-Immolation in Sichuan...

According to U.S. government-funded Radio Free Asia, a Tibetan father of seven in his mid-forties self-immolated on April 15. He becomes the 139th Tibetan to self-immolate in...

Lawyers Protest Assault against Female Lawyer

A group of Chinese lawyers released the following statement in response to the alleged assault of Beijing-based lawyer Cui Hui by court officials and police officers in the Chinese...

New Internet Rules Target Usernames and Avatars

In March, the Chinese government implemented a new set of Internet rules that specifically target online usernames and profile pictures that are seen as subversive. Global Voices...

Badiucao (巴丢草): Free Gao Yu

Undaunted by an online smear campaign against him, cartoonist Badiucao responds to 71-year-old Chinese journalist Gao Yu’s seven year prison sentence, announced on Friday....

Once-Prized Tibetan Mastiffs Discarded as Fad Ends

At the New York Times, Andrew Jacobs reports on the bursting of a bubble in demand for Tibetan mastiffs, once must have status symbols demanding hundreds of thousands of dollars...

Sensitive Words: Release of the “Feminist Five”...

Sensitive Words highlights keywords that are blocked from Sina Weibo search results. CDT independently tests the keywords before posting them, but some searches later become accessible...