@StonyWang: Forced to Drink Jasmine Tea

Stony Wang is a blogger based in Shanghai. The following is a collection of his tweets from February 25, detailing his experience “drinking tea” after the calls for a Jasmine Revolution circulated in Chinese...

Pu Zhiqiang Takes on His Police Interrogator, and Tweets It

Recently, prominent human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang had a verbal exchange with Dong Yansheng, deputy director of Fengtai Section of Domestic Security Department of Beijing Public Security Bureau, when Pu was detained following...

Google vs. China: Search Giant Blinks (Updated)

CNN Money has the latest in the ongoing saga of Google in China: Google slightly altered its business strategy in China late Monday in an attempt to balance the company’s desire to keep its Chinese website with its goal of...

Tweets from the Morning of May 35th

ChinaGeeks has translated selected tweets about the 21st anniversary of June 4th. The date “June 4th” or 64 has long been a taboo word on all Chinese websites and search engines. However, if one searches “May...

Cui Weiping Tweets Elite Views On Liu Xiaobo

From Global Voices: Charter 08 has been around for just over a year, reportedly gathered more than 10,000 signatures, and Liu Xiaobo, one of its founders, was sentenced to eleven years in prison on Christmas Day last week. While...

CN4Iran – The Chinese Inspired by the People of Iran

CNN iReport: During today’s protests in Iran, as always, Twitter saw a surge of tweets from protests in Iran giving updates on the latest developments and using Twitter for coordination purposes. However, this time around,...

Kaifu Lee (李开复) on Circumventing the Great Firewall

Kaifu Lee (李开复) was the founding president of Google China, serving from July 2005 until September 4, 2009. He is currently the CEO of Innovation Works. His Twitter account had 733,906 followers at the time this blog post is...

Feng Zhenghu: Changing China from Terminal 1

This story (with video) was filed by CBS News Beijing producer Steven Jiang: He’s been compared to the Tom Hanks character in “The Terminal” by news media the world over, but Feng Zhenghu had never heard of the...

Tweets of the Week – “Change the Proxy! Yes We Can!”

The upcoming visit of President Obama is a hot topic among Chinese Twitterers. Below are some selected examples, translated by CDT: @kirk1031 The latest instructions from the Ministry of Truth: All websites need to strictly...



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