Translation: Why Xi’s Anti-graft Campaign Bores Me...

Yu Peiyun recently posted the following scathing review of the ongoing anti-corruption campaign spearheaded by President Xi Jinping and piloted by Central Commission for Discipline...

Ai Weiwei: China’s Judicial System “Unfair by Nature”...

Civil rights lawyer Xia Lin was sentenced last week to 12 years in jail for fraud, the harshest sentence to date in Xi Jinping’s ongoing crackdown on legal advocacy and rights...

Activists Speak Out on Xi’s Rights Crackdown

Commenting on the Xi administration’s ongoing crackdown on rights activism and legal advocacy, writer and free speech activist Murong Xuecun describes how the campaign ...

Translation: Xia Lin Carries Something Precious

Rights defense lawyer Xia Lin has just been dealt a 12-year prison sentence for fraud, seeming punishment for years of work on high-profile human rights cases and his refusal to...

Rights Lawyer Xia Lin Sentenced to 12 Years in Jail...

A Beijing court has sentenced prominent civil rights lawyer Xia Lin to 12 years in jail for fraud after he was held in detention for nearly two years. Xia is known for defending...

Words of the Week: Trust Han Han, Avoid Brain Damage...

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