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 – 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