Since the lockdown in Shanghai began five weeks ago, numerous video and audio recordings about the suffering of people in Shanghai have circulated online, and many have been censored. “Voices of April,” a six-minute viral video...
Apr 8, 2022
After conducting nucleic acid testing on its 26 million residents this week, Shanghai remains under lockdown. The metropolis has reported over 120,000 cases of COVID-19 thus far, most of them asymptomatic. Nationwide, an...
Apr 1, 2022
An outbreak of the Omicron strain that began surging through China in early March has hit Shanghai and Jilin Province with particular severity. Shanghai, the cosmopolitan city of 26 million, is under a hybrid form of lockdown...
Jul 21, 2006
From The Guardian: After 26 years of receiving food aid, China has emerged as the world’s third largest food donor, according to a report released today by the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP). China donated 577,000 tonnes of food to more than a dozen countries around the world in 2005, with the great majority sent […]
May 25, 2005
From the Guardian: Most of the world’s attention is still focused on China’s economic miracle. The country’s national growth rate last year of 9.5% has prompted several international aid organisations to scale back or withdraw their operations there. When the World Food Programme announced recently that it was pulling out, its executive director, James Morris, […]
Apr 7, 2005
From the Times: China received its final shipment of food aid yesterday, a historic moment as the most rapidly developing country marked the end of 25 years as a recipient of United Nations help. The merchant vessel Blue Dream, carrying 43,450 tonnes of grain worth ¬£3.8 million, docked in the bustling port of Shiwan near […]
CDT in the News
- MIT Technology Review – Now China wants to censor online comments
- The Globe and Mail – Shanghai leaves lockdown after two months, but ‘zero COVID’ policy remains
- WION – Shanghai residents spent 2 months ‘locked’ up, but China bans media from calling it a ‘lockdown’
- The Independent – Shanghai prohibits media from using the term ‘lockdown’
- Guardian – Shanghai reportedly bans media use of the term ‘lockdown’ as lockdown ends