Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz writes about human rights and freedom of speech in China. She is a commissioning editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books China Channel and the former translations editor at China Digital Times. Her work has appeared in ChinaFile, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and Foreign Policy. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Anne studied Inner Mongolian folk music at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University.


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Feng Zhenghu: Welcome to Japan, Mr. Xi Jinping

After he was denied re-entry to China eight times, Feng Zhenghu lived in Tokyo’s Narita Airport for 92 days in 2009-2010. Now Feng is telling the story of his airport odyssey on his blog, and CDT is translating his account. This is part 41. Read previous installments here.

December 13, 2009

Today is December 13, my 40th day camped outside the gate to Japan. At 12:30 p.m., today’s on-duty

December 18, 2015 12:00 AM

Word of the Week: Summit

The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political correctness.

summit (shāndiān 山巅)

Literally “mountain

December 17, 2015 6:23 PM