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China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
July 28, 2017
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
Instead of hushing up issues it finds embarrassing, China is now aggressively manipulating the public discourse.
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
Liu Xiaobo Wasn’t China’s Only Prisoner of Conscience
July 28, 2017
Liu Xiaobo Wasn’t China’s Only Prisoner of Conscience
The best way to honor his memory is to press China to end torture and free other dissidents.
Liu Xiaobo Wasn’t China’s Only Prisoner of Conscience
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
March 02, 2017
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
How one artist pushes back.
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
Kidnapped by China: Beijing's Battle Against Dissidents and Free Speech
October 07, 2016
Kidnapped by China: Beijing's Battle Against Dissidents and Free Speech
Since 2015, China has allegedly begun abducting dissidents from third countries.
Kidnapped by China: Beijing's Battle Against Dissidents and Free Speech
WeChat: Frenemy of Chinese Activists?
March 10, 2016
WeChat: Frenemy of Chinese Activists?
For Chinese activists and dissidents, WeChat has become the platform of choice -- despite its serious limitations.
WeChat: Frenemy of Chinese Activists?
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
October 31, 2015
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
Is China's meritocracy actually a better alternative to Western-style democracy?
China’s Meritocracy Vs. Western Democracy
Graffiti in China, Part Two: The Writing on the Wall
May 27, 2015
Graffiti in China, Part Two: The Writing on the Wall
China strictly controls any graffiti that signals dissent even while promoting innocuous graffiti.
Graffiti in China, Part Two: The Writing on the Wall
What Occupy Central Reveals About China
November 27, 2014
What Occupy Central Reveals About China
"How we treat people with different opinions in ordinary times will eventually, at a certain time, come back to us."
What Occupy Central Reveals About China
A Major Setback to the Rule of Law in China
September 15, 2014
A Major Setback to the Rule of Law in China
With its treatment of Gao Zhisheng, Beijing shows the extent to which it fears the rule of law.
A Major Setback to the Rule of Law in China
Interview: Louisa Lim
July 18, 2014
Interview: Louisa Lim
China-based journalist Louisa Lim on her new book on Tiananmen and why the protest resonates today.
Interview: Louisa Lim
Beijing Bites Back at Wu'er Kaixi
November 28, 2013
Beijing Bites Back at Wu'er Kaixi
Beijing’s refusal to allow Wu’er Kaixi back into China shows the government still has little patience for dissidents.
Beijing Bites Back at Wu'er Kaixi
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