Last week, Chinese authorities finally returned artist Ai Weiwei’s passport, removing a barrier to...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 10, 2015
Chinese Human Rights Defenders reports that at least 57 rights lawyers, law firm staff, and...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 17, 2015
South China Morning Post’s Li Jing and Teddy Ng report on newly announced measures to...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 28, 2012
Together with the long-awaited announcement of a start date for the 18th Party Congress, Xinhua revealed on Friday that Bo Xilai has been expelled from the Party and will now face criminal prosecution: Investigations found that...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 22, 2012
Writing at The Guardian, Ai Weiwei reflects on his 81-day detention, which ended a year ago today. I often ask myself if I am afraid of being detained again. My inner voice says I am not. I love freedom, like anybody; maybe more...
by Xiao Qiang | Mar 4, 2009
The Beijing-based Yitong law firm has been ordered to closed down for six months, because civil rights lawyer and noted blogger, Liu Xiaoyuan (刘晓原), had petitioned for direct elections of leaders in the Beijing Lawyers...
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