Drawing the News: Xi Jinping vs. Winnie the Pooh

Images of children’s book and cartoon bear Winnie the Pooh have been used to poke fun at China’s president since 2013, when social media users noticed their alleged resemblance during a visit by Xi Jinping to the United States. On Saturday, the meme reared up again, spurred by a Weibo...

Hexie Farm (蟹农场): Rule of Law

The latest cartoon in Hexie Farm’s CDT series takes on the concept of the “rule of law” in China. In the official media, the Chinese government has insisted that the recent dismissal of former Politburo member...

Cartoons: Article 73 in an Iron House

As the National People’s Congress prepares to vote on revisions to the Criminal Procedure Law, cartoonists in China are airing their feelings on the proposals. Most criticisms focus on Article 73, which enshrines the right...

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