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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Signs of the Hong Kong Protests

More than two weeks into protests in Hong Kong, the police appear to be losing their patience. Bamboo barricades were torn down on Tuesday. The next day, police forcibly removed people from Lung Wo Road and arrested over 40 protesters. The city’s typically conservative television station TVB aired footage of Ken Tsang being beaten by plainclothes officers early Wednesday morning.

October 16, 2014 12:49 PM

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

October 15, 2014 1:52 PM

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