Gao Yan was a Chinese literature student at Peking University who killed herself in 1998 after her...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 9, 2018
As previously noted, the efforts of Chinese women to raise awareness of and fight against sexual...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 28, 2013
After his trial began last week, Lei Zhengfu, the former party secretary of Chongqing’s Beibei district who was removed from office after a sex-tape leaked and went viral, has been sentenced to hefty fines and 13 years in...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 29, 2013
Chinese citizens have been accused of Photoshopping the likeness of business and government officials into pornographic photographs to be used for blackmail. Shanghai Daily reported that as of March 18, eight had been arrested...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 5, 2013
The New York Times’ Andrew Jacobs profiles anti-corruption blogger Zhu Ruifeng, whose publication of a sex tape last November brought down 11 Chongqing officials and exposed the extortion ring that had ensnared them. With...
by Anne Henochowicz | Dec 17, 2012
Chinese officialdom has been rocked by a half-dozen sex scandals in the past three weeks alone. The wave may signal that Xi Jinping is staying true to his promise to crack down on corruption. Is this correlation, or causation?...
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- The Jamestown Foundation – The 2021 Party History Study Campaign Stresses Revolution and Sacrifice
- FT – Exporting Chinese surveillance: the security risks of ‘smart cities’