- Thu, 06/30/2016 - 21:38
Human rights commission’s report details crackdown on human rights lawyers, Hong Kong booksellers and journalists
- Wed, 06/29/2016 - 18:52
China will replace its top Internet regulator and censor Lu Wei, who had become the face of the government during its negotiations with foreign technology companies.
- Wed, 06/29/2016 - 18:46
A controversial cyber security law that is under review in China will give authorities the power to shut down the internet and block all communications online when so-called “emerging social security events” occur.
- Thu, 06/09/2016 - 19:56
China's propaganda department, tasked with controlling the media and arts, has been given a slap on the wrist for not being good enough at shaping public opinion, according to a report on a government website.
- Fri, 05/27/2016 - 18:11
The death of 29-year-old Lei Yang on May 7 while in police custody sparked a firestorm of criticism against the police across China.
- Fri, 05/27/2016 - 18:05
Countries with poor human rights records succeeded Thursday in blocking U.N.status for a well-regarded international press rights organization in what some diplomats see as a blow to free expression throughout the world.
- 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.”