As the police in China continue their search for clues to the provenance of a sharply-worded open...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 25, 2016
On March 4, the opening day of the annual top political meetings in Beijing, the state-linked...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 16, 2015
@badiucao #SOS my twitter account is being attacked #五毛 by Chinese Internet commentators‘ slander...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 14, 2012
The National People’s Congress has passed a controversial amendment to China’s Criminal Procedure Law which will, if faithfully implemented, strengthen suspects’ rights in ordinary—i.e. non-political—cases. But...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 26, 2011
The New York Times Magazine has a lengthy article looking at the role of humor and satire online in China: No government in the world pours more resources into patrolling the Web than China’s, tracking down unwanted content and...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 22, 2009
Residents of Panyu, Guangdong, are protesting plans to build a garbage incinerator in their city, and the actions are being tweeted live at the hashtag #pylj. @ellachou is translating many of the tweets into English. Photos have...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods