The Word of the Week comes from the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 2, 2013
Wu Hongfei, the Beijing singer who was detained for ten days over comments she posted on her Weibo account, has been released from police custody. From the South China Morning Post: “I’m back home. Thanks for all the netizens’...
by Anne Henochowicz | Jul 30, 2013
A roundup of online political cartoons from the past week. Click any image to launch gallery view. Want more? Check out CDT Chinese’s Sunday series, Empire Illustrated (图说天朝). Rock singer Wu Hongfei wrote on Weibo that she would...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 25, 2013
AP reports that Wu Hongfei, singer for the Beijing-based rock outfit Happy Avenue (幸福大街), has been detained for comments that she posted on her Weibo account: Police have detained an activist singer who wrote that she wanted to...
CDT in the News
- VOA – China Media Directives Reveal Granular Detail of State Censorship
- The Jamestown Foundation – Early Warning Brief: Factional Strife Intensifies as Xi Strives to Consolidate Power
- Politico – China’s crypto ban fuels new U.S. wedge issue
- RFA – Meng Wanzhou Arrest, Return Used as Patriotic Talking Point in Chinese Schools
- Colombo Gazette – Digital autocracy in China: An appraisal