Tag Archives: New Citizen Movement

Citizen’s Statement Regarding the Arrest of Ten Advocates for Demanding Disclosure of Officials’ Assets


Citizen (公民), formerly known as Gong Meng or Open Constitution Initiative, and founded by some of China’s preeminent rights lawyers, is a NGO based in Beijing that provides legal assistance to the disempowered and promotes the New Cititzens’ Movement. Read … Continue reading

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Reform not revolution – Thoughts on the New Citizens’ Movement


Yesterday we posted Xu Zhiyong’s essay calling for a New Citizens’ Movement. Today I want to highlight a few of the aspects that make this piece especially interesting to me, and why I believe this essay lays out a realistic … Continue reading

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New Citizens’ Movement, by Xu Zhiyong


On May 29th Xu Zhiyong published an article titled “New Citizens Movement” (sometimes translated New Civil Movement), it is presented here in English for the first time with the permission of Xu Zhiyong (translated by an anonymous friend of the … Continue reading

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