Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is facing calls to step down over her handling of an unpopular extradition bill, huge protests against it, and its suspension last Saturday. (For a recap of these events, see CDT’s earlier posts or listen to a concise but thorough podcast account from The...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 7, 2018
Last weekend, Kunshan police issued a formal statement regarding the death of Liu Hailong, who got...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 10, 2018
Monday was the third anniversary of the beginning of the "709" or "Black Friday...
by Samuel Wade | May 15, 2018
China’s emerging social credit system has attracted an exceptional level of attention and...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 25, 2018
The Party is making continued efforts to consolidate its position above the law and reiterate...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 16, 2018
Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng, who has vocally criticized Xi Jinping’s...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 19, 2017
Shuanggui, or “dual designation,” is an opaque and reportedly brutal system of secret...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 30, 2017
Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has been named among the ten shortlisted nominees for the...
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