On June 30, hours after Xi Jinping signed Hong Kong’s national security law in Beijing, authorities in the territory hastily implemented the controversial legislation. A chill descended on the city as observers across the...
by Cindy | Jun 30, 2017
Chinese President Xi Jinping is in Hong Kong for a landmark three-day visit to mark the 20th...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 18, 2016
A court in Langzhong, Sichuan this week held an outdoor, public mass trial for eight migrant...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 9, 2015
Shao Jiang, a veteran of the 1989 Tiananmen protests, has filed an official complaint with the...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 23, 2014
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Natalie Ornell | Jun 20, 2014
As Hong Kong held a controversial and unofficial referendum on electoral reform Friday, just...
by Cindy | May 26, 2014
Amid tight restrictions ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 1989 June 4th crackdown, Sina has...
by Michael Zhao | Jan 8, 2007
From Radio Free Asia’s mandarin service, translated by CDT: Starting on Jan. 6, hundreds of transportation workers with the Qingyang (Â∫ÜÈò≥) Transportation Corp. of Gansu province have resorted to a sit-in in front of the city government to protest over a presumed sell-out plan by city officials to sever 1,400 workers’ employment and benefits, so […]
by Sophia Cao | Nov 27, 2006
From Shanghaiist: …We went, and saw this man (pictured here), making one last stand on the roof of a building where he lives and which is slated for destruction. He’d been there since early in the morning and policemen on motorcycles were on the street monitoring the situation…. …A couple of things to notice: zoom […]
by Liu Yong | Oct 1, 2005
From AP, via Hindu: A ceremony celebrating China’s National Day in Hong Kong was marred on Saturday when activists protesting the Beijing government attempted to storm into the venue. About 20 people, led by maverick lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung, were protesting Beijing’s Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989 on the fringes of the ceremony. They also demanded […]
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- 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”