Rights lawyer, civil society activist, and New Citizens’ Movement founder Xu Zhiyong left...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 15, 2011
In the wake of abundant Western media coverage of the ongoing saga of the tax case against artist Ai Weiwei, the official Global Times responded with an editorial arguing that Ai is, in fact, completely inconsequential....
by Liu Yong | Dec 29, 2009
Written by Wei Jingsheng, one of China’s prominent dissidents, from New York Times: Last week, a moderate reformist in China, Liu Xiaobo, was sentenced to 11 years in prison by the Chinese government for the mere act of...
by Paulina Hartono | Dec 5, 2008
Wei Jingsheng, the Chinese political activist whose famous 1978 “Fifth Modernization” was a major milestone in China’s democracy movement, is continuing his call for political reform. TimesOnline’s Jane...
by Liu Yong | Jul 13, 2007
Wei Jingsheng (È≠è‰∫¨Áîü) is one of China’s best-known democracy and human rights activists, now living in the U.S.. This article is based on his presentation at Living Without Freedom, May 5-6, 2007. From Foreign Policy Research Institute website: … During my 18 years in prison, I was kept in strictly solitary confinement for three years. […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”