Author: josh rudolph

Josh Rudolph currently lives in Vancouver, where he recently finished an MA at the Institute of Asian Research at UBC. His thematic focus is on Asia Pacific Policy and media representations of Asian culture, society and religion, while his main geopolitical interest lies in China.
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River Crabbed: “I Retweeted Their Posts Everyday”

After central authorities began tightening their grip over the Internet last summer, China’s “Big V” celebrity microbloggers became primary targets in government efforts to gain control over online public opinion. One mechanism used in the ongoing Internet crackdown has been a campaign against online rumors—fit with a legal means to punish those whose

January 15, 2014 4:23 PM

Uyghur Scholar Seized by Police, Says Website

Amid an atmosphere of turbulence and unrest in China’s Xinjiang region, central authorities have announced that regional policy will see a “major shift” towards maintaining social stability. The Guardian reports that Ilham Tohti, a Beijing-based Uyghur economist and outspoken researcher of Uyghur-Han relations, has been detained by police along with

January 15, 2014 10:46 AM

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