yu jie



Word of the Week: Movie Star

The Word of the Week comes from China Digital Space’s Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon, a glossary of terms created by Chinese netizens and frequently encountered in online political discussions. These are the words of China’s online...

Yu Jie On His New Biography of Liu Xiaobo

For the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson continues his series of interviews with influential Chinese intellectuals and dissidents by talking with writer Yu Jie, whose biography of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu...

From Virginia Suburb, Yu Jie Continues His Mission

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...

Global Times Editorial on Yu Jie

The Global Times (Chinese version) published an editorial about Yu Jie’s departure from China to the U.S. on January 20. The following is a partial translation of the text. CDT thanks the translator who wishes to remain...

After Fleeing, Dissident Describes Abuses

Dissident writer Yu Jie, who was detained by police in 2010 for writing a critical book about Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, released a statement and held a press conference in Washington D.C. yesterday accusing the Chinese...

“Having Tea” with State Security

China Media Project has translated author Yu Jie’s recounting of his interrogation session, or “drinking tea,” with state security agents during the writing of his recent book, China’s Best Actor: Wen...

Police Detain China Writer over Upcoming Book

AP reports on the detention of writer Yu Jie: A best-selling author who is a fierce critic of the Communist Party said he was taken into custody by police Monday and threatened with a stiff prison term if he goes ahead with...



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