Jerome Cohen discusses the continuing house arrest of Chen Guangcheng and his family at the South China Morning Post, arguing that the local authorities’ disregard for the law demonstrates the practical limitations of...
Feb 11, 2011
Zhai Minglei, former reporter for Southern Weekend and founder of Yi Bao “the One-Man Newspaper,” reports on a video captured by blind civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng while under heavy-handed confinement in his home.
Sep 9, 2010
China Media Project partially translates a, “lengthy, passionate and strongly-worded discussion of China’s history, current leadership and political reform” by investigative reporter Zhai Minglei. The essay has...
Dec 7, 2009
Danwei has produced a video from the 5th annual Chinese blogger conference, held in November in Lianzhou, Guangdong, which includes interviews with bloggers Chang Ping 长平, Bei Feng 北风, Tiger Temple 老虎庙, Teng Biao 藤彪, Hu Yong 胡泳,...
Oct 16, 2008
Zhai Minglei, has been the founder and journalist of the blog “Yi Bao” (“One Man’s Paper”, www.1bao.org) since 2007, and the editor-in-chief of the citizen journalism magazine Minjian (“Folk”) from 2005 to 2007. The magazine...
Dec 1, 2007
Rebecca MacKinnon gives an update on the current status of the “Internet revolution” in China. From her RConversation blog: Contrary to misperceptions by many outsiders, the situation in China today is not “the people vs. the government.” Chinese people themselves – not only regulatory authorities or people who manage internet and telecoms businesses but also […]
Nov 30, 2007
China Media Project and Global Voices have updates in the case of journalist/blogger Zhai Minglei, who has been harassed by police since he spoke out about the closure of his magazine, Minjian. From CMP: Last week CMP reported...
After Months of Silence, Veteran Journalist Speaks Out About the “Death” of an Independent Journal – David Bandurski
Nov 23, 2007
From China Media Project: For two and half years veteran Chinese journalist and former CMP fellow Zhai Minglei and others went quietly to work on Minjian (民间), China’s first magazine telling the stories of grassroots...
CDT in the News
- Newsweek – China’s Angry Protesters Confronted With Warnings About ‘External Forces’
- The Straits Times – China still clamping down on protest activities against Covid-19 lockdown
- NYT – ‘Breach of the Big Silence’: Protests Stretch China’s Censorship to Its Limits
- NYT – Banana Peels for Xi Jinping
- Washington Post – Chinese state TV obscures maskless crowd in World Cup broadcast