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By the beginning of 2009, the Chinese authorities had worked out a comprehensive content monitoring system for the Internet.
The authors state that the campaign, which began in early September, has garnered 1,059 signatures, and that the campaign continues a 63-year battle waged by the people of China for freedom of expression. Chen is a laid-off teacher in Lanzhou, Gansu Province. He was tried for “inciting subversion...
This open call (Chinese only) protests the prosecution of Chen Pingfu (陈平福) and calls for people to add their names in support for his case. Chen is a former teacher who was tried for "inciting subversion of state power" on September 4, 2012. The prosecution's charges were based on articles that...
The 16 members of the Defenders of Lin Zhao’s Legacy have been announced as the recipients of the Fifth annual Promoting Progress in China Award from the Australia-based Qi’s Cultural Foundation. In their nomination for the Defenders of Lin Zhao’s Legacy, Hu Jie (胡杰), Ai Xiaoming (艾晓明), and Ai...
“Contemporary Art in China Is Just a Part of Fashion” * An interview with Ai Weiwei, 2008 As the acclaimed 2012 documentary film “ Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry ” by Alison Klayman brings the story of Ai Weiwei’s activism to cinema audiences, HRIC presents an Engl
Acceptance Speech, Kapuściński Award for Literary Reportage 2012 Warsaw, Poland, May 11, 2012
An HRIC Conversation with Tenzing Rigdol Click here for a Tibetan version of this interview.
Danny Yung on Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Advocacy Arts A well-known expression from the 1950s, tian tian xiang shang — making progress every day
In a country without freedom and democracy, drinking tea is the only way to become a real citizen. “Drinking tea” usually refers to interviews with the police or state security because of your citizen actions or things you’ve said.

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