At GlobalPost, Kathleen McLaughlin describes the impact of forced relocation on the 1.5 million pushed aside by the Three Gorges Dam, and the 3 million now facing a similar fate in Shaanxi. In the best-case situations, those who...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 7, 2011
At China Dialogue, Jiang Gaoming examines the role of human activity in last year’s deadly Zhouqu mudslide: Zhouqu county, in China’s north-western province of Gansu, was once known for its forests, rich water resources,...
by Paulina Hartono | Sep 17, 2010
Writer Xie Chaoping has been released on bail. From South China Morning Post: A writer was released yesterday after 29 days in detention for publishing a book exposing government wrongdoing and the plight of migrants during the...
by Paulina Hartono | Sep 5, 2010
Xie Chaoping (谢朝平) has been detained for nearly two weeks on charges of “illegal business activities.” Xie had collected information regarding forced relocations by the Sanmen dam prior to his detention. From the...
CDT in the News
- 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