The Word of the Week 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 mock and subvert the official language around censorship and political...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 15, 2020
Allegations that a well-connected corporate lawyer repeatedly raped a teenage girl he had guardianship over have generated outrage online after being reported by Chinese media last week. The now 18-year-old girl, using the...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 27, 2018
The #MeToo movement in China had a slow start but has in recent months inspired several public and...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 2, 2018
The Chinese incarnation of the #MeToo movement gained momentum last week after several well known...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 27, 2018
As the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment and assault has swept the world over the past...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 9, 2018
As previously noted, the efforts of Chinese women to raise awareness of and fight against sexual...
by Cindy | Jun 16, 2015
2015 has seen a wave of strikes and protests by Chinese taxi drivers, including one incident in...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 25, 2013
Li Guanfeng (also known as Li Tianyi), the 17-year-old son of famed army singers Li Shuangjiang...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 15, 2013
China has seen a series of bloody incidents in recent years, most recently including a string of...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 18, 2013
Already a member of the cohort of privileged elite adolescents that often breed disdain in China due to his past misbehavior, Li Tianyi, son of decorated PLA singer Li Shuangjiang, was arrested for suspicion of involvement in a...
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