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In Tweets: Protests Break Out Across China After Urumqi Fire

This post contains a large volume of interactive embedded media, which may take time to load correctly. The current wave of protests across China in the wake of a deadly fire in Urumqi has been closely tracked and analysed on...

“Beijing Man” Is No Laughing Matter For Censors

A Party-controlled Weibo account’s attempt to shame a young woman for violating pandemic restrictions backfired this week after one netizen flipped the prompt on its head by blaming Xi Jinping for instituting the restrictions in...

Is Xi Re-Thinking “Wolf Warrior” Diplomacy?

In an in-depth report, Erika Kinetz of AP writes about a seven-month investigation by the Associated Press and the Oxford Internet Institute which, “found that China’s rise on Twitter has been powered by an army of fake accounts...

Propaganda Films Attempt to Cloak Xinjiang in Disinformation

The Chinese government has made painstaking efforts to obscure and distort information about its crackdown on Xinjiang’s ethnic minorities. The propaganda campaign is double-edged—aimed at both Chinese citizens and the world at...

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