Person of the Week: Chai Jing

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

Xinjiang Attack Spurs GPS Car Tracking, Military Rallies...

A deadly knife attack in Xinjiang’s Pishan county last week, in which eight people including the three assailants were killed, has brought a wave of tightened security measures...

Feminist Group’s Weibo Shuttered

Feminist Voice (女权之声), a Chinese feminist group, had their Weibo account temporarily shuttered after it posted a translation of a Guardian article about a Women’s...

Decentralization of Internet Control Leaves Cracks

In China, when major events unfold, a combination of government directives, keyword filtering, post deletion, paid pro-government commentary, and other forms of censorship and...

China’s Party–Media–Think-Tank–Corporate Complex...

Three articles last week explored the extent of Party influence over different sections of Chinese society: news media, think tanks, and private sector business. In an op-ed at Hong...

Torture & the Criminalization of Human Rights Advocacy...

A new report released this week by Chinese Human Rights Defenders highlights the widespread use of systematic torture by Chinese security agencies as a key tactic aimed at extracting...