On the 31st anniversary of the June 4, 1989 military crackdown around Tiananmen Square, much of the world was focused on other topics, notably the COVID-19 pandemic and anti-racism protests in the United States. But within...
by Sophie Beach | May 4, 2016
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution,...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 24, 2016
Fifty years ago, Mao Zedong launched the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, initiating a...
by Cindy | Aug 31, 2015
At The New York Times, Andrew Jacobs, Javier Hernandez, and Chris Buckley report on the lax...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 4, 2015
On the 26th anniversary of the military crackdown on protesters in Beijing and elsewhere in China,...
by Olivia Rosenman | Jun 5, 2013
In the latest ChinaFile conversation, David Wertime asks the question: How Would Facing Its Past Change China’s Future? Several prominent China commentators are in general consensus is that an official accounting of Tiananmen is...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 30, 2013
For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist Crazy Crab pays homage to Lin Zhao, a dissident intellectual who was executed during the Cultural Revolution. On April 29, the 45th anniversary of her death,...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 2, 2013
Qiu Riren, an 80-year-old man tried for a murder he committed in 1967, has been sentenced to three years and six months in prison for the crime. Qiu's case became the focus of attention in China as it is one of the only known...
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