The Associated Press’ Huizhong Wu reports that at least 23 people have been detained following protests across Inner Mongolia against recently announced language education reforms. The new policies would gradually replace...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 15, 2013
After three successive days of demonstrations (see pictures at Tea Leaf Nation and Global Voices), protesters in Jiangmen, Guangdong won a written guarantee on Monday that a planned uranium processing plant nearby would not go...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 10, 2013
An article by a Central Party School scholar and reports of experimental concessions in some Tibetan areas have recently given rise to hopes that China might adopt a softer line towards the Dalai Lama. But after police allegedly...
by Samuel Wade | May 3, 2011
Xinhua reports the imminent relocation of another 86,100 people in Henan as part of the South-North Water Diversion project. Residents of Xichuan County, Henan, which is located near the Danjiangkou Reservoir, will move to more...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 1, 2010
Fast Company reports on an innovative plan by the city of Tianjin to deal with the water crisis and avoid the pollution that comes with the massive south-to-north water diversion project: The project has been in the works for 50...
by Xiao Qiang | May 7, 2007
From McClatchy Newspapers: In a massive campaign that recalls the socialist engineering of an earlier era, the Chinese government has relocated some 250,000 Tibetans – nearly one-tenth of the population – from scattered rural hamlets to new “socialist villages,” ordering them to build new housing largely at their own expense and without their consent. The […]
by Sophie Beach | Oct 16, 2006
From Three Gorges Probe: Director Jia Zhangke, a leading figure in what is known as China’s Sixth Generation of filmmakers, won the prestigious Golden Lion prize at the recent Venice Film Festival for his movie Still Life, shot in the Three Gorges area… Jia Zhangke spoke with Three Gorges Probe while in Toronto last month […]
by Sophie Beach | Sep 20, 2006
The following article was written by Chen Guojie, a senior researcher at the Chengdu Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment, part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and translated by Three Gorges Probe: Since the 1950s, 22 million people have been moved to make way for hydropower dams in China, according to official statistics. Most […]
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”