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Freed Chongqing Prisoner Talks about Reeducation-through-Labor


Of the hundreds of thousands of victims of China’s arbitrary, extralegal “reeducation-through-labor” system, a young man in Chongqing named Ren Jianyu (任建宇) was recently freed, thanks to the downfall of Bo Xilai, even though his filing against the government for … Continue reading

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Criticizing Everything – An interview with Chinese satirist Crazy Crab of Hexie Farm


It’s not surprising that China lacks a forum for cutting political cartoons, but one artist is challenging the Party’s dominance with pigs and ducks. Crazy Crab’s satirical cartoons on China, which he posts on his site Hexie farm, show the absurd … Continue reading

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Living with Dead Hearts – Interview with director Charlie Custer


Yesterday we introduced the problem of kidnapping in China, as well as Charlie Custer’s documentary on the subject, if you missed that it would be a good place to start Tom: Where does your passion for working against kidnapping in … Continue reading

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