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Revision as of 09:22, 1 September 2011

喝茶 (hē chá): drink tea

“Drinking tea” is now a common vocabulary in online political discourse. It refers to the widespread practice by Domestic Security Department police or other authorities to invite citizens who have been engaged in subversive behaviors to "tea" where they are interrogated about their political activities and warned against further involvement. Accounts of these “teas” have been translated by CDT here and here. One who has been compelled to attend these tea sessions is said to have been bei-drink tea. (See bei-xx).

Made-up character that combines the character for "tea" (茶) with the character for "interrogate" (查)