China’s already restrictive internet censorship tightened further ahead of this week’s...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 19, 2015
A week on from a series of explosions in the port area of Tianjin, the confirmed death toll stands...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 13, 2015
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 5, 2014
The weeks leading up to the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on Wednesday were marked by an unprecedented campaign of detentions, house arrests, forced or restricted travel, intimidation and surveillance. Those...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 21, 2011
A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman told reporters that Christian Bale, not China, should be embarrassed by his confrontation with guards outside the Shandong village of Dongshigu last week. Bale was attempting to visit legal...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 1, 2009
Blogger Yang Hengjun writes about his experience watching supposedly “live” broadcasts of the National Day celebrations on both CCTV and CNN. ESWN translates: The parade has begun. The majestic guard of honor has...
Shanghaiist: ‘Undercover’ Police Block CNN, BBC, and AFP Cameras with Umbrellas on Tiananmen Square (with Video)
by dwang | Jun 4, 2009
The Shanghaiist has collected several videos of plainclothes police disrupting foreign reporters in Tiananmen Square by walking in front of their cameras with opened umbrellas. CDT has reposted one video from the BBC below; see...
by Xiao Qiang | May 16, 2008
From BBC.com: Up to 50,000 people are feared to have died in the devastating earthquake that hit China’s Sichuan province on Monday. Click on the map to find out more about some of the worst-affected places. The following...
by Kate Zhao | Apr 24, 2008
From Reuters: A Chinese primary school teacher and a beautician have filed a suit against CNN in New York over remarks they say insulted the Chinese people and are seeking $1.3 billion in compensation — $1 per person in...
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