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: Beijing Protest After “Suicide”

As of May 8, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function).

Yuan Liya (center) “jumped” to her death on May 3. (Weibo)
Around 4 a.m. on May 3, young Anhui migrant Yuan Liya fell to her death from the fourth floor of the Jingwen Wholesale Market in Beijing, where she worked. The Beijing authorities insist that she committed

May 8, 2013 8:09 AM

Ministry of Truth: White House Petition Goes Viral

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online.

Chinese netizens mark Obama as a modern-day Bao Qingtian. “How did I become the director of the Bureau of Letters and Calls?” he asks. “Aren’t you interfering in our country’s internal affairs?” (Dashixiong

May 7, 2013 11:46 AM

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