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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The Best and Worst of Times for China’s Film Industry

Jury members at the China Film Directors’ Guild Awards this month denied suggestions that their decision to withhold the best picture award was a protest against censors’ interference in the industry. But addressing a panel at the Beijing International Film Festival on Thursday, American director Oliver Stone was unequivocal in blaming censorship and self-censorship

April 18, 2014 2:33 PM

Four New Citizen Activists Sentenced

Four members of the New Citizens Movement civil rights and anti-corruption group received prison sentences on Friday, Reuters’ Sui-Lee Wee reports: Ding Jiaxi was sentenced to three-and-a-half years, Zhao Changqing got a two-and-a-half year sentence and Li Wei and Zhang Baocheng got two-year terms, the Haidian court in Beijing said on its microblog. They were charged

April 18, 2014 3:03 AM

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