Rights defense lawyer Xia Lin has just been dealt a 12-year prison sentence for fraud, seeming...
by Samuel Wade | May 31, 2014
Yet more detentions have been added to the dozens already carried out ahead of the 25th...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 10, 2014
At Kotaku, Beijing Cream’s Anthony Tao and Charter 08 signer Wang Zhongxia review a deck of...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 8, 2011
Reuters reports that loans and other contributions to help Ai Weiwei pay a 15 million yuan (US$2.4 million) tax bill have created a pool of almost one million US dollars from over 20,000 donors so far. But having vowed to fight...
by Xiao Qiang | Apr 6, 2011
The 1984 BBS is a private online forum that has over 7000 registered members in China. Ai Weiwei, who had just returned to his Beijing home from an international trip few days earlier, was a special guest for a one hour online...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 10, 2010
For China Media Project, Qian Gang writes about Premier Wen Jiabao’s comments to the NPC meetings advocating public and media supervision of authorities, in which Wen stated, “We must let the people criticize the...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 8, 2010
Activist Tan Zuoren, who had been investigating the deaths of schoolchildren in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, has been sentenced to five years in prison after being tried in August. From AP: Attorney Pu Zhiqiang said activist Tan...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 13, 2009
Documentary filmmaker Ai Xiaoming has posted a video (in Chinese) about activist Tan Zuoren’s investigation into schools that collapsed during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. Tan has since been imprisoned and charged with...
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 15, 2009
Kerry Brown is an associate fellow on the Asia programme, Chatham House. He is the author of Struggling Giant: China in the 21st Century (2007), The Rise of the Dragon: Inward and Outward Investment in China in the Reform Period...
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 9, 2009
From the Global Voices: Last Friday (Sep 4), three Hong Kong journalists were beaten up and detained by Xinjiang armed polices when they were covering the protest in Urumqi. Yesterday, the authorities in Xinjiang claimed that...
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