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 Samuel Wade | Jan 21, 2020
Journalist and activist Sophia Huang Xueqin was released on Saturday, three months after her detention by Guangzhou police. She was transferred to the notorious "residential surveillance" system in November, and appeared to be...
by cdtstaff | Nov 4, 2019
Despite resistance from authorities, China’s #MeToo movement is making progress with small but meaningful victories in court for individuals fighting sexual harassment and assault. The Guardian's Lily Kuo reports on the recent...
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 Samuel Wade | Jul 10, 2018
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Samuel Wade | May 1, 2018
The 1998 suicide of Peking University student Gao Yan after her alleged rape by a professor has...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 30, 2018
Efforts to activate a Chinese #MeToo movement reportedly met much official and cultural...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 9, 2018
As previously noted, the efforts of Chinese women to raise awareness of and fight against sexual...
From the Archives
China punishes 67,505 crooked officials in less than 4 years - People's Daily
Oct 23, 2006
Chinese Panda Mauls Teenage Boy - BBC News
Oct 23, 2007
Rural Chinese pay price for ambition - Catherine Armitage
Oct 23, 2005
Hu Jia Wins European Rights Prize
Oct 23, 2008