The following term comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online “resistance discourse,” used to...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 14, 2019
Veteran online activist and citizen journalist Huang Qi went on trial in Mianyang, Sichuan, on...
by Josh Rudolph | May 29, 2015
On Wednesday May 20, police in Nanchang, Jiangxi placed activist Wu Gan, also known by supporters...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 20, 2015
Following their release after five weeks in detention, the feminist activists Wu Rongrong, Zheng...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 22, 2013
As close to 15,000 (and counting) pig carcasses are being pulled from the Huangpu River, the story has become a hot topic on weibo and elsewhere online in China, with cartoonists satirizing the scene and others questioning how...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 10, 2013
Ian Johnson continues his New York Review of Books series of interviews with Chinese writers and thinkers by visiting activist Huang Qi in Chengdu. Huang, a human rights activist who uses his website 64tianwang.com to publicize...
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