霸道部 (Bàdào Bù): Ministry of Bullying A play on “Ministry of Railways” (铁道部 Tiědào Bù), which came...
Ministry of Railways
by Anne Henochowicz | Feb 19, 2014
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jul 10, 2013
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Chinese journalists and bloggers often refer to these instructions as “Directives from the Ministry...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 12, 2013
At Caixin, Shanghai-based lawyer Ding Jinkun expresses doubts about the trial on Sunday of former Minister of Railways Liu Zhijun, whose prosecution for corruption helped bring about the ministry’s dismantling earlier this...
by Anne Henochowicz | Apr 10, 2013
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. Central Propaganda Department: In reporting on the case of former Minister of Railways Liu Zhijun...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 9, 2013
Former Minister of Railways Liu Zhijun has been formally charged with corruption and abuse of power. Liu was removed from his post in February 2011 and has been the subject of a corruption investigation over the past two years....
by Sophie Beach | Oct 15, 2012
In the New Yorker, Evan Osnos has written an in-depth exploration of the July 2011 train crash in Wenzhou, which killed 40 people and generated online outrage over the government’s handling of the tragedy. Osnos pieces...
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