Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the China Digital Times translations editor. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, The Postcolonialist, and Nieman Reports. She earned her masters in Chinese literature and folklore from The Ohio State University and in ethnomusicology from the University of Cambridge.
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Sensitive Words: Xinjiang Riots, Lin Jianhua &More

As of June 30, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function).

“The Party’s policies are yakexi.”
Violence in Xinjiang: Riots in Hotan, southern Xinjiang, on Friday followed unrest in Turpan in the east two days earlier.
  • Hotan (和田)
  • Xinjiang+terror (新疆+恐怖): Chinese authorities
  • June 30, 2013 7:40 AM

    “Urgent Notice” on Xinjiang Violence

    Weibo user @公孙宇的世界 has posted this image of a notice from the Karamay Public Security Bureau concerning yesterday’s unrest in Turpan, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region: The media have already been silenced on the Xinjiang incident! 新疆暴力事件媒体已经被噤声了! Urgent Notice Internal Security Work Units: At 5:50 [a.m.] on June 26,

    June 27, 2013 11:43 AM

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