Last week, according to the U.S. government-backed Radio Free Asia, domestic security officers in Guangzhou approached a number of local activists and other politically sensitive figures, ordering them to leave the city for six months until after Fortune magazine’s Fortune Global Forum in early...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 21, 2020
Born, raised, and based in Wuhan, writer Fang Fang began her first hand chronicles of life in the original epicenter of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on January 25—two days after authorities launched an unprecedented lockdown in...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 3, 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, Hubei late last year. After belated government acknowledgment of a public health crisis, authorities began an ongoing lockdown of Wuhan in January as the city and country at large...
by Josh Rudolph | Nov 13, 2015
While Xi Jinping has made stating his appreciation for literature—both foreign and domestic—a...
by Josh Rudolph | May 22, 2015
Free expression and literacy advocacy group PEN America this week released the report...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 21, 2015
At the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson discusses author Peter Hessler’s enormous...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 12, 2015
When Chinese novelist Mo Yan won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2012, controversy erupted—while...
by Josh Rudolph | Oct 16, 2014
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
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