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by Josh Rudolph | Sep 11, 2014
With the trial of human rights activist Yang Maodong, better known by the pen name Guo Feixiong,...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 11, 2014
A week of legal proceedings against the New Citizens’ Movement rights and anti-corruption...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 21, 2013
The tightening grip of China’s new leadership was further put on display by the recent...
by Josh Rudolph | Aug 2, 2013
The South China Morning Post reports that writer and veteran journalist Chen Min (pen name Xiao Shu) was detained on Friday amid a campaign for the release of detained lawyer and fellow New Citizens’ Movement activist Xu...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 8, 2013
The heavy-handed rewriting of the Southern Weekly newspaper’s traditional New Year greeting has triggered a staff strike, a barrage of letters and petitions, and an upwelling of popular support both on- and offline. In the...
by Liu Yong | Jul 22, 2008
Xiao Shu (笑蜀) is a commentator in Southern Weekend. From Asia Sentinel, translated by Alice Poon: “As Chinese netizens celebrate their tenth anniversary, my personal political commentary career is also in its tenth year. I come...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 22, 2004
The Guardian reports on the recent arrest of Chen Min, aka Xiao Shu, editor of China Reform magazine, who arrested this week. He has been released, according to Boxun news and AFP: “‘I am back in the office,’...
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