Outspoken former property tycoon and longtime Party insider Ren Zhiqiang was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Tuesday. Ren had disappeared in March and was reported to be under investigation, shortly after he wrote and shared...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 14, 2020
CDT has recently acquired and verified a collection of propaganda directives issued by central Party authorities to state media at the beginning of this year. These directives were issued on an almost daily basis in early 2020,...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 23, 2020
The New York Times’ Chris Buckley reports on a new campaign against corruption and disloyalty in China’s public security machinery: Officials in China’s law-and-order apparatus have been ordered to “drive the blade...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 23, 2020
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Find and delete “Broker Xu...
by cdtstaff | Jun 12, 2020
About 20 minutes of audio in which a retired Central Party School professor sternly criticizes the state of the Party under Xi Jinping, and declares the current system beyond repair, circulated widely online earlier this month....
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 27, 2019
A Shandong court has sentenced Jiang Xiyun, the former chairman of the embattled Hengfeng Bank, to death with a two-year reprieve for taking bribes, destroying records, and illegally issuing financial notes. Jiang’s...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 26, 2019
State news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday that former "Cyberczar" and senior...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 8, 2018
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 5, 2018
French authorities are investigating the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Interpol president and...
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