Author: Samuel Wade

Samuel Wade is CDT's deputy editor, based in Vancouver. He has an MA in Sinology from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, and his primary interests are human rights, technology and the environment, particularly water resources and related issues. He can be found on Twitter as @samuel_wade.
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China Releases Content Rules for Console Games

As long-anticipated official availability of foreign consoles in China nears, Games In Asia’s Charles Custer examines the approval process and conditions for games, which will be overseen by the Shanghai government’s culture department. Forbidden content includes:

  • Gambling-related content or game features
  • Anything that violates China’s constitution
  • Anything

April 21, 2014 10:17 PM

Criminal Detention Replacing Re-Education Through Labor

The abolition of China’s re-education through labor system last year was greeted with concern that other forms of detention would simply replace it. Reuters reported in December that existing inmates held for drug-related offenses were still doing the same forced labor in the same facilities, now rebranded as detox centers. Now, South China Morning Post’s Verna

April 21, 2014 9:53 PM

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