PEN For Freedom (No.1-11)

PEN For Freedom (No.1-11, PDF) 

Under Cloud of Repression, Hundreds Turn Out to Mourn Tiananmen Square ‘Black Hand’

3:40 pm HKT Oct 27, 2014

 

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Hundreds gathered under polluted skies Continue reading

Shen Yongping’s Indictment

Published: October 27, 2014

e6b288e58b87e5b9b3Shen Yongping (沈勇平) is a documentary maker living in Beijing best known for making One Hundred Years of Constitutionalism (《百年宪政》) (trailer in Chinese), now available on YouTube. He was detained in April of this year, and charged with illegal business operations. His trial will be held at 9:30 am on November 4th, 2014, Continue reading

Stricter and subtler: how China has ramped up instant messaging censorship

The chat application LINE has strengthened its censorship methods in mainland China by targeting phrases and word combinations.

By Pao- Pao / 23 October, 2014

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The instant Continue reading

Beijing Formally Charges Writer Who Published Memoirs of Victims of Mao Era

By CHRIS BUCKLEY OCT. 23, 2014

HONG KONG — The police in Beijing have formally charged an 81-year-old writer, Tie Liu, for privately publishing the testimony of aged or dead victims of Mao Zedong’s wrath Continue reading

Chen Ziming – Veteran Dissident ‘Who Worried About China And Its People’

A commentary by Bao Tong

2014-10-24

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Wen Yongfen, the mother of jailed dissident Chen Ziming, holds a photo of her cancer-stricken son during a discrete protest in a Beijing park Oct 22, 1995.
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Chen Ziming was arrested in late 1989 for his involvement in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests Continue reading

Zhejiang Activist Chen Shuqing Formally Arrested

October 22, 2014

HRIC has learned that, Chen Shuqing (陈树庆), a core member of the China Democracy Party’s Zhejiang Committee, has been formally arrested. The official charge cannot be confirmed at this Continue reading

Tiananmen Protest ‘Black Hand’ Chen Ziming Dies in Beijing

7:30 pm HKT Oct 22, 2014

 

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People take photos during a vigil held to mark the 24th anniversary of the 1989 crackdown at Tiananmen Square, in front of a backdrop of Beijing’s Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City (back), in Hong Kong, on June 4, 2013. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

One of the two activists identified as the Continue reading

The China Challenge

Ian Johnson MAY 8, 2014 ISSUE

The Contest of the Century: The New Era of Competition with China—and How America Can Win
by Geoff Dyer
Knopf, 308 pp., $26.95

Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China
by Stephen Roach
Yale University Press, 326 pp., $32.50

China Goes Global: The Partial Power
by David Shambaugh
Oxford University Press, 409 pp., $29.95 Continue reading