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China Buying International Silence on Human Rights

Last week offered one demonstration of the application of China's growing economic leverage to political ends with the transfer of diplomatic recognition by Taiwan's

Person of the Week: Xiao Shu

CDT is expanding its wiki beyond the Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon to include short biographies of public intellectuals, cartoonists, human rights activists, and other

Weibo and Other Sites Told to Stop Streaming

The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film, and Television , China's top broadcast regulator, has ordered three major media websites to stop

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China May Establish Naval Base in Pakistan

A recent report released by the Pentagon indicates that China is likely seeking to establish a military base in Pakistan, a country with which it has a longstanding friendly relationship.

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HRW's Illustrated Glossary of Repression in Tibet

Human Rights Watch has released an illustrated glossary explaining a dozen terms that have become mainstays of official propaganda on Tibet amid a wave of political suppression

China's New Cybersecurity Law: Reactions and Recent Enforcement

On June 1, the Chinese government passed the country's first national cybersecurity law. Over the past two years of the Cyberspace Administration of China's

What the Lawyer Crackdown Means for Rule of Law

A pair of articles in The Economist's current edition examines how China's ongoing crackdown on rights lawyers, the illegal means including torture by which it has

What China's Crackdown on Lawyers Means for Rule of Law

A pair of articles in The Economist's current edition examines how China's ongoing crackdown on rights lawyers, the illegal means including torture by which it has

Lessons from Annecy Festival After Chinese Film Removed

Variety's John Hopewell and Emilio Mayorga list several key takeaways for the animation industry from this year's Annecy Animation Festival, which closed on Saturday.

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China Bans Synthetic Opioids Amid North American Crisis

A proliferating opioid overdose crisis in North America stemming from hyper-potent synthetic opiates such as Fentanyl has contributed to over 59,000 estimated overdose

Anbang Chairman Held Amid Finance Crackdown

Anbang Insurance Group announced this week that its chairman Wu Xiaohui has temporarily stepped down due to “personal reasons.” The announcement came following domestic

China Detains Chairman of Anbang Amid Crackdown on Financial Industry

Anbang Insurance Group announced this week that its chairman Wu Xiaohui has temporarily stepped down due to “personal reasons.” The announcement came following domestic

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China Detains Chairman of Anyang Amid Crackdown on Financial Industry

Anbang Insurance Group announced this week that its chairman Wu Xiaohui has temporarily stepped down due to “personal reasons.” The announcement came following domestic

Ivanka Trump Pressured to Address Detained Activists

Late last month, three labor activists working undercover at two Huajian Group-owned factories that supply shoes to Ivanka Trump's brand and other companies were criminally

Ivanka Trump Pressured to Address Activists Detained in China

Late last month, three labor activists working undercover at two Huajian Group-owned factories that supply shoes to Ivanka Trump's brand and other companies were criminally

Minitrue: Watch Sources on School Blast

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect

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Minitrue: Watch Sources and Comments on Kindergarten Blast

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect