China Digital Times

Elections in Rwanda and Kenya yield mixed results. In South Africa, cronyism wins the day.
Each of Chinese artist Badiucao's cartoons is an incisive comment on life in China today -- the lack of religious freedom, political oppression and the pervasiveness of Communist Party ideology.
"Grass-mud horse" (cǎonímǎ 草泥马), which sounds nearly the same in Mandarin as an obscene curse, was originally coined to get around, and also poke fun at, government censorship. The idea caught fire instantly, completely transforming its symbolic meaning. Within weeks, the grass-mud horse became the de facto mascot of Chinese netizens fighting for free expression.
The show also bends historical fact to maintain the Party line on certain events. It suggests that Deng was instrumental
For example, we first identified that the keyword “student movement” (学运) was blocked on June 4, 2011. It was unblocked at
Pu Zhiqiang, himself a student protester in 1989, has defended several high-profile free speech and civil rights cases in
China’s state media has long focused coverage on the benefits of domestic PX production and public misconceptions about the
As of March 12 (Identified by CDT): ● Xinjiang+knife (新疆+刀) ● Uyghur +cut (维吾尔族+砍) ● Guilin+Ximenqiao (桂林+西门桥) ● Guilin train
Comfort food--with the president? Patrons of one branch of the Qingfeng Steamed Bun Shop chain were treated to a surprise