CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 29, 2017
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 30, 2015
Since Xi Jinping came to power in 2012, a number of high-profile journalists and government...
by Samuel Wade | May 31, 2014
Yet more detentions have been added to the dozens already carried out ahead of the 25th...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 21, 2013
With the former flood of news about fallen Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai slowing to a trickle, rumors have rushed in to fill the gap, even in China’s own state media. According to some of the more recent mutterings,...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 18, 2013
Zhao Ziyang, former Party general secretary and national premier who opposed the use of force against Tiananmen protesters in 1989, was honored by visitors to his former home in Beijing on Thursday, the 8th anniversary of his...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 30, 2012
On NPR, Louisa Lim interviews Bao Tong, former aide to former CCP General Secretary Zhao Ziyang, about the current state of the Communist Party and the new generation of leadership who is slated to take power early next year:...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 14, 2012
For the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson meets with Bao Tong, former director of the Communist Party’s Office of Political Reform and the policy secretary for Zhao Ziyang, former CCP General Secretary. During the 1989...
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