Voters in several cities across China are heading to the polls this month to elect deputies for...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 3, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 12, 2011
In recent months, citizens have taken to social media to declare their independent candidacies for local election. As a result of the recent government clampdown on these candidates, none were elected as a district level...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 9, 2011
The Chinese government, through its official media, has put limits on moves by activists and others who have declared their independent candidacies for local elections, though it may not yet signal an end to the movement. From...
by Sophie Beach | May 25, 2005
From Radio Free Asia, via Asia Times: In a grass-roots exercise in democracy, about 18 cities, provinces and districts throughout China are gearing up for elections to change their village chiefs. There is no room for the brother of a former Tiananmen democracy activist, though.
CDT in the News
- SCMP – US sharply criticises China in annual human rights review, the Biden administration’s first public assessment of Beijing’s record
- New York Times – How China’s Outrage Machine Kicked Up a Storm Over H&M
- HRW – People in China Left Wondering, ‘What Happened in Xinjiang?’
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China