Geng Xiaonan, a Chinese businesswoman who made her fortune publishing lifestyle and cooking books while supporting prominent dissidents in her personal capacity, has been sentenced to three years in prison for “illegal...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 22, 2016
A Beijing court has sentenced prominent civil rights lawyer Xia Lin to 12 years in jail for fraud...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 28, 2005
From the Taipei Times: Is China’s political environment loosening up, or is the government cracking down? It’s hard to tell. Chinese President and Communist Party General Secretary Hu Jintao (ËÉ°Èå¶Êø§) sometimes seems to be going both ways simultaneously. For example, Hu has decided to honor the memory of his mentor, former general secretary Hu Yaobang […]
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- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods