Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the Translations Editor at China Digital Times. Her writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Postcolonialist, and Foreign Policy. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Before tracking Chinese social media, Anne studied Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University. Her master's thesis on folk music and Mongolian identity is available here.
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Words of the Week: Death by Nightmare

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and 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.

做噩梦(死)(zuò èmèng (sǐ)): death by

May 14, 2015 12:39 PM

Still in Japan, Cartoonist Rebel Pepper Seeks Help

Wang Liming, the political cartoonist known as Rebel Pepper (变态辣椒), went to visit Japan last summer, and has not returned to China since. In July, one of his pieces lampooning mainland counter-protesters in Hong Kong apparently spurred an online smear campaign against him. A bulletin board system post labelling him a “Japan-worshipping traitor” made

May 12, 2015 4:40 PM

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