April 23, 2020
Wang Quanzhang and China’s ‘Non-Release Release’
By Jerome A. Cohen
Wang, a rights lawyer, was released from prison on April 5. So why hasn't he been allowed to go home?
July 09, 2019
1413 Days and Counting: Li Wenzu’s Fight for Her Husband’s Freedom
By Doriane Lau
4 years after the 709 crackdown, lawyer Wang Quanzhang remains imprisoned. His wife refuses to give up hope.
January 26, 2019
Old-Fashioned Thuggery Reinforces China’s High-Tech Censorship
By Sarah Cook and Josh Rudolph
In addition to technological tools, China’s government is using more old-fashioned methods to keep activists silent.
December 14, 2017
China’s Stealthy Holiday Crackdowns
By Sarah Cook
Dissident convictions and acts of censorship seem timed to avoid lumps of coal from international observers.
August 30, 2017
China’s War on Dissent
By Cholpon Orozobekova
Detained activists have two choices: vanish or confess.
December 06, 2016
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
By Michael Caster
From black jails to residential surveillance, Beijing has been trying to normalize enforced disappearances for a decade.