financial disclosure

Netizen Voices: Financial Disclosure and Selective Integration

After calling for the public disclosure of officials’ assets last spring, New Citizens’ Movement founder Xu Zhiyong was handed four years in prison for  “gathering crowds to disturb public order” in January, and two of his...

Report Ranks Cities by Fiscal Transparency

A new research report from Tsinghua University’s School of Public Policy ranks China’s local governments by their financial transparency, or rather the lack thereof, according to Tea Leaf Nation’s Yueran Zhang:...

“We Stand on the Right Side of History”

Lawyer and activist Xu Zhiyong was detained by police on July 16 on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disrupt order in public venues,” despite the fact that he had been under house arrest since April. China Change has translated...



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