Hexie Farm (蟹农场): Mr. Cage

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist  responds to the recent detention of activist and lawyer Xu Zhiyong and others who have called on authorities to disclose their finances. In the cartoon, President Xi Jinping is depicted as a cage, which he is trying to cover up with the suit of reform. His shoes reveal him to be a joker, while he declares only the “Chinese Dream” is permitted.

Mr. Cage, by Crazy Crab of 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.

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