Guo Wengui: Villain in Beijing, Hero on Twitter

Relying on his regularly updated Twitter and YouTube accounts, exiled billionaire Guo Wengui continues to gather fans both inside and outside the Great Firewall as he hurls...

Law Scholar He Weifang Quits Social Media

Peking University law professor He Weifang has long been prominent as a liberal voice in China, both on social media and in comments in foreign news reports. His prominence has also...

Activists Fear Draft Intelligence Law

A recently released draft law raised concerns over vague wording with potential to substantially increase the powers of Chinese intelligence agencies to conduct surveillance...

Translation: “Tea-drinking Diary” by Li Xuewen...

jiangLast week, according to the U.S. government-backed Radio Free Asia, domestic security officers in Guangzhou approached a number of local activists and other politically...

Phrase of the Week: Play a Big Game of Chess

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are...

Two Chinese Nationals Kidnapped in Pakistan

At Reuters, Gul Yousufzai and Saad Sayeed report that armed men in Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan, on Wednesday kidnapped two Chinese nationals working...