On May 21, authorities abruptly postponed the second hearing of Zhou Xiaoxuan’s landmark #MeToo case. “We were so shocked. We were already near the courthouse when we received the notice,” Zhou told the South China Morning Post....
by John Chan | May 11, 2021
A Chinese student’s fatal fall from a building on Sunday has triggered a public uproar in China, as thousands took to social media to demand a transparent investigation into the boy’s death. Chengdu police had...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 2, 2018
In late July, as the #MeToo movement was gaining momentum in China after a slow start, a woman...
by Grace | Sep 2, 2013
A recent trend of confessions by foreign and local business executives on state television has...
by compco | Aug 15, 2011
Victims of crime often find themselves petitioning for several years before any form of justice is made by government officials. Road blocks and intimidation are common tactics to dissuade victims from moving forward with their...
CDT in the News
- VOA – China Media Directives Reveal Granular Detail of State Censorship
- The Jamestown Foundation – Early Warning Brief: Factional Strife Intensifies as Xi Strives to Consolidate Power
- Politico – China’s crypto ban fuels new U.S. wedge issue
- RFA – Meng Wanzhou Arrest, Return Used as Patriotic Talking Point in Chinese Schools
- Colombo Gazette – Digital autocracy in China: An appraisal