As China marks the 50th anniversary of the launch of the Cultural Revolution, many writers and...
by Josh Rudolph | Mar 27, 2015
At The Telegraph, Tom Phillip’s takes a look at novelist Yan Lianke’s most recent...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 6, 2013
Ian Buruma recently wrote that demanding outspoken political protest from Nobel-winning writer Mo Yan is like “trying to pluck feathers from a frog.” Author Yan Lianke, though, argues that Chinese...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 8, 2011
When writer Yan Lianke was evicted from his recently-purchased home in Beijing, he wrote an appeal to President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao. Index on Censorship translated and published it: Three years ago, I bought a...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 9, 2007
by Sophie Beach | Oct 9, 2006
by Sophie Beach | Mar 28, 2005
Courtesy of Asia Media, several new stories that highlight the challenges and opportunities facing the Chinese media: The Taipei Times covers two widely-reported instances of government censorship: the crackdown on university...
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