Battle Continues Against Henan’s Tomb Razers

Global Times’ Liang Chen revisits the “seesaw battle” over grave demolitions in Henan, which began last year with a heavy-handed campaign of land reclamation. Locals suspected that this was to make way for...

Ministry of Truth: Wang Dexue’s Tears

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by central government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Central Propaganda Department: With regards to State Administration of Work Safety Vice...

Ten Imprisoned for Illegally Detaining Petitioners

Xinhua reported on Tuesday that ten people from Henan have received prison sentences for wrongfully imprisoning petitioners in Beijing, and must also pay compensation. Wang Gaowei and his other nine accomplices, natives of...

Illegal Orphanage Fire Leaves 7 Dead

Amid concerns about childrens’ safety due to recent traffic accidents involving children and knife attack at a primary school, the BBC reports a fire at an orphanage in Henan has left seven children dead: Four children...

China Cracks Down on Apocalypse Rumors

As China braces for the end of the world, the Washington Post reports China has detained 93 people including members of a quasi-Christian cult who claim that the world will end in a few days: Scores and perhaps hundreds of...

22 School Children Injured in Knife Attack

Xinhua News reports that a man stabbed twenty-two children and a villager at a primary school in China’s Henan Province early Friday morning, according to local officials: Local police said they had seized the suspect, a...

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