The funeral for slain NYPD officer and Chinese-American Liu Wenjian has drawn comparisons online...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 24, 2013
After two recent stabbings in Beijing—one of which took two lives (including a U.S. citizen) on July 17 at a downtown shopping mall, the other claimed one fatality on July 22 at the same Carrefour outlet that supplied the murder...
by Samuel Wade | May 27, 2011
Charles Custer marks the 500th post on the ChinaGeeks blog in a subdued fashion, reflecting on the Jiangxi bomber Qian Mingqi and the widespread anger that has led many Chinese to sympathise with him. Originally, I had planned...
by Xiao Qiang | May 21, 2009
From the Chinaelections.org: In the seemingly never-ending struggle of the common people vs. the corrupt officials, every once in awhile, there is a case that attracts nationwide attention. In 2003, there was the Sun Zhigang...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 1, 2008
The Los Angeles Times has more on the case of Yang Jia, who was recently sentenced to death for killing six Shanghai police officers: Many Chinese raised suspicions that Yang was beaten by police, which Shanghai authorities...
by Xiao Qiang | Aug 31, 2008
Royston Chan reports in the Reuters: A Chinese court sentenced a man to death on Monday for knifing to death six police officers in a case that spurred controversy over police treatment of suspects. On July 1, Yang Jia stabbed a...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods