Voters in several cities across China are heading to the polls this month to elect deputies for...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 31, 2013
The South China Morning Post reports that lawmakers have resigned in mass in Hengyang city, Hunan...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 3, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Scott Greene | Dec 5, 2011
The New York Times’ Sharon LaFraniere reports on Qiao Mu, a professor at the Beijing Foreign Studies University whose failed candidacy in a neighborhood People’s Congress election highlights the government’s...
by Mo Ming | Jan 30, 2007
Translated by ESWN: The following is an excerpt from the book I Object: The Road to Politics by a People’s Congress Member by Zhu Ling. The book is about former People’s Congress representative Yao Lifa, who is more commonly known among the citizens of Qianjiang as “Representative Yao.” The book is ‘banned’ by the General […]
by Liu Yong | Sep 30, 2005
From Xinhua, via SINA English: Compared with public hearings and opinion solicitation concerning law making in some Chinese cities, north China’s Tianjin has taken much bolder action by entrusting a local attorney association to draft a local law. The association is supposed to draft a local law entitled “Measures on Public Hearings of the Tianjin […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”