CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 25, 2010
Literature professor Cui Weiping has been barred from leaving China to attend a conference in the U.S., AP reports: Cui Weiping had her Chinese passport, U.S. visa and airplane ticket to Philadelphia in hand when, she said,...
by Liu Yong | Dec 29, 2009
From Global Voices: Charter 08 has been around for just over a year, reportedly gathered more than 10,000 signatures, and Liu Xiaobo, one of its founders, was sentenced to eleven years in prison on Christmas Day last week. While...
by Xiao Qiang | Jun 4, 2009
I cross-posted this essay on the Huffington Post today: Rebuilding China’s Moral Foundation by Telling the Truth About Tiananmen by Xiao Qiang Twenty years ago, the world watched as Chinese people stood up for freedom, and...
by Xiao Qiang | May 29, 2009
During Mother’s Day weekend on May 10th, a number of intellectuals in Beijing organized a seminar discussing 20 years of the democracy movement in China. The seminar started with a moment of silence, paying tribute to the...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 11, 2009
On March 28, Chengdu-based environmentalist, writer and former editor of Literati magazine (文化人) magazine Tan Zuoren (谭作人) was detained on allegations of subversion of state power. Tan’s crime? The following is from a...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 1, 2009
The “grass-mud horse (草泥马)” has now become the icon of online resistance to censorship. It seems that everywhere the “river crabs (河蟹)” go, the “grass-mud horses” grow in numbers. Professor...
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 15, 2008
Duowei News journalist Wan Yizhong reports (translated by CDT): “When friends ask me to recommend some Chinese movies, I will always tell them to watch documentaries,” Beijing Film Academy professor Cui Weiping told Duowei News....
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 15, 2007
Time.com published an article titled “A Chinese Movie at the Met” this week: The creators of The First Emperor were clearly intent on sharpening the film’s (already pretty clear) political stance. “Qin...
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