In August, Matters News published an interview with CDT founder and Editor-in-Chief Xiao Qiang. The interview, by freelance writer Xiran, examines the events and motivations that led Xiao to become a human rights activist and...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 9, 2015
For McClatchy, Stuart Leavenworth profiles CDT and the site’s founder, Xiao Qiang: Some...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 22, 2014
China’s online controls have not stopped four of its biggest internet companies from...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 16, 2014
Discussing new restrictions on Chinese instant messaging services such as WeChat, Jason Q. Ng...
by Samuel Wade | May 19, 2014
Rights lawyers Tang Jingling and Liu Shihui are among the latest to be detained as the government...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 17, 2013
Ten years ago this month, China Digital Times was born with the publication of this post. Xiao...
by Samuel Wade | Sep 10, 2013
China’s Supreme People’s Court and Supreme People’s Procuratorate issued a new...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 3, 2012
Last weekend, following an increasingly familiar pattern, protests in the coastal city of Ningbo won the promised suspension of a controversial paraxylene (PX) plant. At China Media Project, David Bandurski discussed the role of...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 12, 2012
In a press conference on Friday, Nobel Literature prizewinner Mo Yan gave an unexpected expression of support for fellow laureate Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned winner of the 2010 Peace Prize. Mo’s statement has dampened...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 7, 2012
An online argument about environmental protests in Sichuan, which halted construction of a large molybdenum copper plant, reportedly spilled into a Beijing park on Friday. From Global Times: Wu Danhong, 33, an assistant...
by Samuel Wade | Nov 24, 2011
At Asia Times, Peter Lee draws parallels between online reactions to the “My Dad is Li Gang” incident at Hebei University and John Pike’s pepper-spraying of seated students at UC Davis. These demonstrate, he...
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