Hexie Farm (蟹农场): Half Mast

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist  pays homage to the recent detention of  Beijing-based fund manager Zhai Xiaobing for posting a political joke on Twitter during the 18th Party Congress, and the sentencing of dissident poet Li Bifeng to twelve years in prison. In the drawing, a flag in the shape of a speech bubble flies at half mast, marking the death of free speech.

Half Mast by Crazy Crab of Hexie Farm for CDT

Read more about Hexie Farm’s CDT series, including a Q&A with the anonymous cartoonist, and see all cartoons so far in the series.

[CDT owns the copyright for all  in the  CDT series. Please do not reproduce without receiving prior permission from CDT.]



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