Five years after his arrest on charges of inciting separatism, Tashi Wangchuk, an advocate for Tibetan-language education, has been released from prison. He attempted to use legal avenues to reinstitute Tibetan-language...
by John Chan | Oct 6, 2020
For The Atlantic, Yasmeen Serhan wrote an extensive article about the efforts of the Uyghur diaspora, and particularly young Uyghurs, to preserve their culture and rebuild a community abroad. She writes that the process has not...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 9, 2020
The Associated Press’ Huizhong Wu reports that at least 23 people have been detained following protests across Inner Mongolia against recently announced language education reforms. The new policies would gradually replace...
by dwang | Jun 2, 2009
The China Beat has collected and reposted two thoughtful pieces on how the events of Tiananmen Square and the Cultural Revolution has impacted how overseas Chinese think and feel about China. In his Sunday New York Times op-ed...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 14, 2005
From the Japan Times: As the Chinese economy continues to power ahead, everyone in the country is pleased with the visible improvement in standards of living, but very few people are counting the cost in terms of the loss of China’s historical legacy, the growing sense of alienation and the loss of the cohesiveness that […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods