Sing Pao Staff Threatened in Hong Kong

Hong Kong-based Sing Pao Daily News has reported that members of its staff have been threatened and that its computer systems were attacked. Hong Kong police are investigating the...

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...

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...