Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the CDT translations editor. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, and the Cairo Review of Global Affairs. 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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River Crabbed: Banking on a Double Holiday

The Lantern Festival, which comes 15 days after the Chinese New Year, falls on Valentine’s Day this year. One popular Weibo user had a plan to capitalize on the coincidence. His post has been censored: 袁国庆的围脖: I’ve decided: on Lantern Festival, I’ll sell roses in the morning, condoms at night, and morning-after pills the following morning. Think about it! I can

February 14, 2014 3:10 PM

Sensitive Words: Xu Zhiyong, Offshore Money, More

As of February 14, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function).

“The Card Room” by Stubborn Baldy (秃头倔人)
Xu Zhiyong’s Trial: More keyword combinations related to the trial and sentencing of rights defense lawyer and New Citizens Movement founder Xu Zhiyong are now blocked, including

February 14, 2014 2:51 PM

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