Liu Xia’s U.S.-based counsel Jared Genser has filed a formal complaint to the United Nations...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 27, 2011
Superstar blogger and race car driver Han Han has written three essays on the topics of freedom, democracy and revolution, which have stirred up debate in Chinese cyberspace. The New York Times blog explains: While urging the...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 25, 2011
A 20 minute documentary by Yang Weidong asks what Chinese people need, and presents 151 answers. From The Age: “I need freedom of speech,” says Mao Yushi, a public intellectual who has mentored many of China’s...
by Xiao Qiang | Nov 13, 2009
A month before President Barack Obama’s first state visit to China, my parents and I returned together to Guangzhou, China for the first time. It has been nearly twenty five years since our family immigrated to the United...
by Michael Zhao | Apr 30, 2008
An essay by a netizen named Oat Cereal (麦片粥). Translated by CDT: Yesterday I joined the tens of thousands of demonstrators along Embarcadero in San Francisco awaiting the torch along the planned relay route. It was a sunny day,...
by Liu Yong | Jul 13, 2007
Wei Jingsheng (È≠è‰∫¨Áîü) is one of China’s best-known democracy and human rights activists, now living in the U.S.. This article is based on his presentation at Living Without Freedom, May 5-6, 2007. From Foreign Policy Research Institute website: … During my 18 years in prison, I was kept in strictly solitary confinement for three years. […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China