Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz writes about human rights and freedom of speech in China. She was the Translations Editor at China Digital Times (2011-2016), to which she still contributes. Her work has appeared in ChinaFile, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Foreign Policy. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Anne studied Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University.
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Word of the Week: Soy Sauce Committee Members

Editor’s Note: The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political correctness.
If you are

March 14, 2012 12:00 PM

Directives from the Ministry of Truth, February 6-March 7, 2012

The following examples of censorship instructions, issued to the media and/or Internet companies by various central (and sometimes local) government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and bloggers often refer to those instructions as “Directives from the Ministry of Truth.” CDT has collected the selections we translate

March 12, 2012 6:35 PM