Zheng Yun: How to Prevent Your Website from Getting Shut Down

Zheng Yun, a social media pioneer in China, gives valuable insight into surviving in China’s online world. Zheng discusses the surprisingly cordial antics of Internet monitors and the consequences of carelessness, such as being invited for “a cup of tea,” code for an official berating.

Chinese Jailed For Riot Sparked By Suicide: Govt

From AFP: Ten people have been convicted of rioting and clashing with police in central China in an incident stemming from outrage over the suicide of a local worker, a local government said Sunday. Five were handed jail terms...

China Dismisses Local Leaders after Angry Protest

AP reports on the aftermath of the recent protests in Shishou, Hubei: The Communist Party boss of a Chinese city and head of law enforcement were dismissed Saturday for mishandling violent protests last month after a young...

Chinese Police Detain Three After Shishou Riot

From Reuters: Police detained the brother and two cousins of a chef whose death last month led to a riot in central China in which angry residents beat back security forces with bricks and bottles, Xinhua news agency said on...

Shishou Official Speaks Out About Riot

“Breaking rank, Shishou official Liu Guolin discloses information regarding the Shishou riots, offering an insightful and critical analysis of the past week’s events.” From the China Election and Governance blog: A...



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