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Samuel Wade is CDT's deputy editor, based in Vancouver.
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Books, WeChat Posts Behind Taiwan Activist’s Detention?

Taiwanese NGO worker Lee Ming-che disappeared ten days ago while traveling to mainland China via Macau. His disappearance comes amid tightening control over civil society and mounting concerns over treatment of foreigners, dual citizens, and others in China, and extraditions of Taiwanese criminal suspects from third parties to the mainland. Taiwan’s ruling Democratic

March 28, 2017

Chongqing Unveils Penalties for Climbing Great Firewall

At South China Morning Post, Eva Li reports that authorities in Chongqing have released details of penalties including disconnection and fines for accessing blocked foreign websites. Their appearance follows tightened restrictions on circumvention tools in January, and a proposal by Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference vice-chairman Luo Fuhe to substantially

March 28, 2017

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