In its 31st annual global report, Human Rights Watch wrote of China, “This has been the darkest period for human rights in China since the 1989 massacre that ended the Tiananmen Square democracy movement.” The...
by Joseph Brouwer | Jan 8, 2021
A Hangzhou court has found a journalist guilty of defamation for accusing a senior colleague of sexually assaulting her in 2009, dealing the nation’s #MeToo movement a courtroom defeat. In 2018, He Qian alleged that Deng Fei...
by Joseph Brouwer | Dec 4, 2020
A former professor at the powerful Central Party School, Cai Xia is now an unlikely dissident. After a secret speech in which she called the Party a “political zombie” went viral, Cai was expelled from the Party. She now lives...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 2, 2020
More than two years since she accused Zhu Jun, one of China’s most prominent TV hosts, of sexual harassment, Zhou Xiaoxuan, a 27-year-old screenwriter better known as Xianzi, finally went to court on Wednesday. In 2018, inspired...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 27, 2018
The #MeToo movement in China had a slow start but has in recent months inspired several public and...
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