In 2020, CDT Chinese editors launched the CDT Censorship Digest series. The series will collect and quote from news and online speech that was censored by Chinese authorities during the previous month, as well as summarize...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 12, 2017
Conservative UK human rights activist Benedict Rogers, who worked as a journalist for five years...
by Josh Rudolph | May 4, 2017
In an essay shared on WeChat last month, investigative journalist Jiang Xue (江雪) commented on the increasingly tight restrictions on speech amid continuing security and ideological crackdowns by the Xi administration. The essay...
by Grace | Mar 2, 2016
An editor at the liberal Southern Metropolis Daily has been fired after the paper’s Shenzhen...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 16, 2015
In a blog post translated at China Change, Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser questioned Facebook CEO...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 12, 2015
When Chinese novelist Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2012, controversy erupted—while...
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