- Tue, 05/24/2016 - 20:16
This is part of a series examining the impact of China’s Great Firewall, a mechanism of Internet censorship and surveillance that affects nearly 700 million users.
- Mon, 05/23/2016 - 23:51
The Chinese government is paying its employees to generate positive comments on blog posts, and those positive comments totaled about 488 million from 2013 to 2014, a study from Harvard University researchers revealed last week.
Revealed: the digital army making hundreds of millions of social media posts singing praises of the Communist Party
- Thu, 05/19/2016 - 20:46
US researchers carry out first deep analysis of China’s government-backed internet warriors known as the ‘50-cent gang’
- Tue, 05/17/2016 - 18:58
Though China continues to make liberal use of the death penalty—executing more people than the rest of the world combined—the Chinese public is less aware of “death row.”
- Mon, 05/16/2016 - 15:02
China’s attempts to export its censorship and authoritarianism raise serious questions for all European countries.
- Tue, 05/03/2016 - 20:21
The 2015 Case List, published today by PEN International, spotlights freedom of expression violations around the world, detailing over 1000 cases of harassment, arrests, attacks, killings and imprisonments of writers worldwide and highlights the worldwide deterioration of freedom of expression.
- Tue, 05/03/2016 - 20:19
President Xi Jinping follows up warnings to state media with fears of "hostile" conspirators peddling western ideas in party ranks.
- Tue, 05/03/2016 - 20:16
As Chinese President Xi Jinping continues his bid to consolidate power, his 88 million-strong Communist Party has increasingly spoken with one voice. Failure to sing to the same tune could mean facing the music.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:15
China is home to one of the world’s most restrictive media environments.
- Thu, 04/28/2016 - 21:01
The Chinese government must scrap a new law aimed at further smothering civil society, Amnesty International said today.