4 Protesters Against China’s COVID Policy Released on Bail
By Huizhong Wu
The four women had been arrested on charges of “picking quarrels and provoking troubles” for their participation in the December 2022 protests.
Chinese Protesters and the Global Internet Need One Another
By Kian Vesteinsson and Angeli Datt
Safeguarding a free and open internet will help support China’s brave protesters.
Has Xi Averted a ‘Winter of Discontent’ in China?
By Dan Macklin
Ending “zero COVID” is Beijing’s best option, but it comes at the worst possible time.
Taiwan Watches China’s ‘White Paper’ Protests
By Brian Hioe
Taiwanese groups organized a series of vigils supporting the protests that broke out in China in late November.
Shanghai Protests, But Not Too Far
By Bonnie Girard
China’s middle class has rarely taken part in political activism over the past 30 years. They are now voicing their discontent – to a point.
China and Iran at the Tipping Point
By Maryam Nayeb Yazdi and Jianli Yang
The people of Iran and China are at a make-or-break point in their history, and the West’s values-based diplomacy is the key to their fate.
The Real Importance of China’s ‘Zero COVID’ Protests
By Shannon Tiezzi
“In China, everyone is one step from becoming a dissident” – and zero COVID has pushed many to make that final step.
China Virus Protests Hit Hong Kong After Mainland Rallies
By Kanis Leung and Zen Soo
In the biggest protests in over a year, around 100 Hong Kongers showed their support for protesters in mainland cities.
Grassroots Protests Are Frequent in Xi Jinping’s China
By Kevin Slaten
In the streets, on banners, in cyberspace, collectively, and individually – people in China are speaking out.
Can the Social Media and Poster Campaign Against Xi Jinping Make a Difference?
By Chauncey Jung
The new wave of dissent could start a new path for Chinese political dissidents.
The 1989 Tiananmen Crackdown Was Not Inevitable
By David Skidmore
In retrospect, the end of China's 1989 protest movement seems preordained. It was anything but.
Environmental Protest Breaks out in China’s Wuhan City
By Kendra Brock
Wuhan residents protested the construction of a waste-to-energy plant, repeating a pattern seen elsewhere in China in recent years.