Writers Honored for Free Expression Commitment

12 writers from China are among the 41 who received Human Rights Watch’s 2012 Hellman/Hammett grants “for their commitment to free expression and their courage in the face of persecution”. The organisation...

Ethnic Music Tests Limits in China

The New York Times reports on how tensions between Beijing and China’s ethnic minorities play out on the music scene: A growing roster of alternative performance sites and music festivals has allowed Chinese ethnic...

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