Author: Cindy

Cindy is currently an undergraduate studying political science and Asian studies at UC Berkeley. She is primarily interested in Chinese political reform, social justice, particularly issues of poverty and inequality, as well as philosophy.
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Lawyers Protest Assault against Female Lawyer

A group of Chinese lawyers released the following statement in response to the alleged assault of Beijing-based lawyer Cui Hui by court officials and police officers in the Chinese capital. From Siweiluozi’s Blog: On 2 April 2015, lawyer Cui Hui from Beijing’s Hengqing Law Firm went to the Tongzhou District Court in Beijing, where she was physically assaulted twice by Yang

April 17, 2015 4:16 PM

New Internet Rules Target Usernames and Avatars

In March, the Chinese government implemented a new set of Internet rules that specifically target online usernames and profile pictures that are seen as subversive. Global Voices reports, basing their coverage on a Chinese-language interview conducted by pao-pao.net with an online merchant who was forced to close his shop late last year: On February 4, China’s State Internet

April 17, 2015 3:58 PM

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