Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is a writer and translator. She was the Translations Editor at China Digital Times from 2011-2016. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Cairo 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.
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Sensitive: Guo Yushan Picks Quarrels, HK, More

As of October 15, the following search terms are blocked on Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Guo Yushan: A scholar and reformer living in Beijing, Guo was detained last week on suspicion of “picking quarrels and provoking troubles,” a charge often used as a pretext for political detention and arrest. Guo helped Chen Guangcheng escape house

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Leader of the Week: Kim Fatty III

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. 金三胖 (Jīn Sān Pàng): Kim Fatty III Nickname for Kim

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