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2009: PRC Party Has the Lawyers Covered with Dispatch of “Guides”

All Chinese lawyers can now enjoy the solicitude of the Communist Party as party guides are dispatched to all Chinese law offices that don’t have a Communist Party branch in them.  PRC Justice Minister Wu Aiying’s recent statement reported in … Continue reading

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Chinese Media Censorship and Fighting Corruption

What gets censored in Chinese online media? The University of Toronto Citizen Lab  and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University have been among the leaders in research into online censorship in China.  In 2013 some … Continue reading

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2005: PRC Birth Enforcement Planning Regulations Dial Back Overly Aggressive Enforcement

The word 计划生育 jihua shengyu “planned fertility” is usually translated as ‘family planning’ in English.  The Chinese practice makes personal reproduction as another element to control in the planned economy so calling it birth planning could be more appropriate.   … Continue reading

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