Monthly Archives: 十二月 2014

Amid Scrutiny, Facebook Suspends Chinese Dissident’s Account

4:35 pm HKT Dec 31, 2014

 

OB-TN551_facema_G_20120626181721Just as scrutiny of how Facebook treats China-related content is mounting, the social-networking service on Wednesday suspended the account of a prominent Chinese dissident writer, citing its policy against nudity.

Liao Yiwu, who lives in Berlin, said Wednesday Continue reading

Qian Gang:Reading Chinese politics in 2014

Posted on 2014-12-30

As we come to the end of 2014, we can say that this year has brought a “hardening” (板结) of China’s political discourse. It’s been a year of cleansing in the ideological sphere, Continue reading

Woeser Accuses Facebook of Censoring Posts

Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser has accused Facebook of censoring a post which included images of the recent self-immolation of Kalsang Yeshi, a 37-year-old monk who set himself Continue reading

LISTENING IS BELIEVING

DECEMBER 22, 2014 ISSUE

BY YIYUN LI

141222_r25931-320CREDIT ILLUSTRATION BY JASON HOLLEY

Be content with what you have. Desire nothing and nothing will be lacking. Continue reading

Prominent Tibetan Activist Tsering Woeser Claims Facebook Censorship

woeser-498x450By Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times | December 26, 2014Last Updated: December 27, 2014 6:40 am

Tibetan writer Tsering Woeser. (Courtesy of Tsering Woeser)

Tsering Woeser, a well-known Tibetan writer and activist, Continue reading

Few Clues in Chinese Editor’s Detention

03sino-EDITOR-articleLarge (1)Xu Xiao, left, with the writer Zheng Shiping, who uses the pen name Yefu, at a lecture in September 2012.

By DIDI KIRSTEN TATLOW

DECEMBER 3, 2014

Even amid a hardening crackdown on civil society and rights activists in China, Continue reading

Fifth Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo’s Conviction

Press Statement

John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
December 24, 2014

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and writer Liu Xiaobo today spends the fifth anniversary of his conviction for “inciting subversion” in prison, serving out an 11-year sentence. Continue reading

Top Five China Books of 2014

LAURA CHANG 12.23.14

As the editor of ChinaFile’s Books section, I have the privilege of meeting and interviewing some amazing writers covering China today—academics, Continue reading