Tibetan Monk Dies in Second Self-Immolation this Month...

A Tibetan monk has died after self-immolating to protest Beijing’s policies in Tibet, the second such death this month. RFA reports: Jamyang Losal, aged about 22, set himself...

China Promises More Research in Antarctica

Beijing begins hosting the 40th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting today. At the South China Morning Post, Liu Zhen and Kristin Huang report on the opening of the meeting, providing...

Lawyers’ Wives Open “New Front” of Resistance...

On Thursday, the wives of five Chinese and one Taiwanese current or recent political detainees testified to a U.S. congressional committee on their husbands’ cases and, in several...

Guo Wengui’s Fans Tweet Trump for Guo’s Protection...

Guo Wengui (aka Miles Kwok), a Chinese billionaire with suspected ties to China’s state security apparatus who is currently living in New York, has in recent weeks been...

Person of the Week: Qiao Mu

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

Chinese Propaganda Aims to Bolster Global Role

Beijing’s hosting of the recent Belt and Road Forum, a meeting to promote the ambitious transcontinental infrastructure project aimed at reviving ancient Silk Road and...