Rights Lawyer Detained After Call for Reform

Rights lawyer Yu Wensheng was detained on Friday while walking his son to school, The Guardian’s Tom Phillips reports: [Yu’s wife Xu Yan] said her son had seen at least...

Jeremy Daum on China’s Social Credit System

China’s emerging Social Credit System has attracted growing media attention as a centerpiece of the country’s increasingly advanced and pervasive surveillance...

Color of the Week: Chai Jing Blue

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Screenshot from the lecture portion of Chai Jing’s “Under the Dome.”
Term and hashtag campaign used by netizens to praise former
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When Good Environmental Policies Go Wrong

China’s central leaders have been waging an official “war on pollution” for nearly four years, amid which local officials have been held responsible for ecologically...

Rights Lawyer Says License Revoked Over Open Letter...

Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, who has vocally criticized Xi Jinping’s rule and CCP authorities’ ongoing crackdown on rights advocacy and activism,...

In China, Macron Offers a Vision to Counter Trump

During his first official visit to China this week, French President Emmanuel Macron sought to strengthen ties with Beijing as he aims to develop a strategic partnership with China...