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: Seven Don’t Mentions and More

As of May 10, the following search terms are blocked on Sina Weibo (not including the “search for user” function). Migrant Worker’s Death: 22-year-old Yuan Liya, who came to Beijing from Anhui Province, fell to her death on May 3 from the Jingwen Apparel shopping mall. While the Beijing police concluded that she committed suicide, hundreds protested on May 8 calling for

May 11, 2013 9:06 AM

Ministry of Truth: All Types of Suicide Cases

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Central Propaganda Department: The media are to cover all types of suicide cases in strict accordance with wire copy issued by authoritative judicial departments. Do not sensationalize or play up these stories, and do not independently investigate,

May 11, 2013 8:26 AM

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