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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Sensitive Words: Protests, Arrests, and More

As of April 29, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). The “Nine Gentlemen”: Nine activists were arrested last week after demanding that public servants disclose their financial assets, including Zhao Changqing and human rights lawyer Ding Jiaxi. Another protester, Li Wei, is missing, as activist Hu Jia explains:

April 29, 2013 10:28 AM

River Crab Archive: Month-long Xiamen Sit-in Ended

When something disappears from the Internet in China, netizens joke that it has been “river-crabbed,” a play on the euphemism “harmonized.” The River Crab Archive is a collection of blog post titles, weibo, and other materials deleted from their original sources on Chinese websites, either found by CDT or brought to our attention by outside projects. The editors have selected

April 26, 2013 8:13 PM

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