Chinese-Swiss poet Yang Lian has dedicated the following poem to the courageous demonstrators in Hong Kong as protests in the city enter into the 14th consecutive week. Yang Lian: To the People of Hong Kong You are the stars, we are the night; You ignite, we extinguish; You are Han, we are...
by Josh Rudolph | Feb 13, 2020
Dr. Li Wenliang, one of the first people to sound the alarm on the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, was officially admonished by authorities for “spreading rumors” about the disease. Later his case was used by state media as a...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 1, 2017
After a deadly fire in Beijing on November 18, authorities launched a crackdown on unsafe...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 16, 2015
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 18, 2014
Poet and publisher Shen Haobo was born in 1976 in Taixing, Jiangsu Province. He is a leading...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 12, 2013
For the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy’s Banned Expression campaign, Dechen...
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...
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