Last week, Chinese authorities confirmed to Hong Kong police that they were holding Hong Kong...
by Anne Henochowicz | Nov 14, 2012
In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 26, 2012
The New York Times’ Edward Wong talks to writer Yu Jie, who left China for the United States last month, about the experiences that drove him to leave, his Christian faith and his plans for the future. … He began thinking...
by Samuel Wade | Jan 27, 2012
Fearsomely prolific Twitter user Ai Weiwei has written that “if Twitter censors, I’ll stop tweeting”, following news that the microblogging service is to selectively block posts to comply with local laws....
by Paulina Hartono | Aug 4, 2010
Yu Jie, acclaimed author and founder of the Independent PEN Center in China, plans to publish a book critical of Premier Wen Jiabao. From the Associated Press: China’s premier cultivates the image of a sympathetic...
CAA Releases Excerpts of the Talk Between US President and the Three Chinese House Church Intellectuals in the White House – China Aid Association
by Liu Yong | May 29, 2006
From China Aid Association (link): On May 11, 2006 for the first time, a sitting US President met a group of Chinese House Church intellectuals in the White House. Mr. Bush, along with Vice-President Dick Cheney, Mr. Bush’s National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley, Mr. Josh Bolton, the White House Chief of Staff and the President’s […]
by Sophie Beach | May 29, 2006
From the Washington Post (link): By instinct and training, we journalists are skeptics about religious activists. Their appeals are seen in newsrooms as special pleadings from organized interest groups. Editors reinforce reporters’ instincts to treat religion politely but suspiciously. Ours is a secular trade honoring information more than faith. This professional dichotomy ran through my […]
by Liu Yong | May 12, 2006
From Christian Post (link): Following in the footsteps of American clergyman, Nobel Prize winner, and paragon of nonviolent protest, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., three Chinese Christian activists hope to use non-violent approaches and China’s own constitution to defend religious freedom in the communist state. During the meeting with U.S. President Bush at the White […]
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