Samuel Wade

Samuel Wade is Executive Editor for CDT English, and is based in Vancouver.

China’s Sorrow, China’s Embarrassment

Asia Times has a two part report (via Danwei) by Peter Lee on writer Xie Chaoping, his recent detention, and the subject of his book, “The Great Relocation”: the displacement and mistreatment of people from the Sanmen Xia...

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Life On The Outside

On Monday, The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos linked back to a 2007 article in the magazine by Jianying Zha. This described her brother’s nine-year detention for subversion and, in Osnos’ words, “remains the...

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“Live-Boiled Cat”

At China Dialogue, Zhou Yiyan reports the release of a documentary on China’s cat meat trade: The core demand is in Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong province in south-east China. The cats conveyed into the city are turned...

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