In the most tender moments of “Human Flow,” Ai Weiwei’s epic documentary on the worldwide migrant crisis, he is seen hugging, cooking with and cutting the hair of refugees. An ordinary filmmaker might be accused of getting too close to his subject but, as far as the Chinese dissident and internationally renowned artist is concerned, he…
Editor-in-Chief Andrew Burke is a lifelong aficionado of all things Chinese. He studied Mandarin while living in Taiwan for six years and now works as a digitization specialist at the Yenching Library, which specializes in Asian books and documents, at Harvard University where he also studies topics related to China, Chinese, Asia and foreign affairs.
A Chinese billionaire with ties to disgraced former leader, Bo Xilai, of the Communist Party died of a heart attack Friday while in prison, according to Chinese media. Xu Ming, founder of the Dalian Shide […]
Dissident Wang Lixiong Banned from Leaving China Chinese authorities have barred dissident writer and activist Wang Lixiong from leaving the country on grounds that his exit would “damage national security.” The 62-year-old was stopped from […]
Four days from today marks the 27th anniversary of one of the most horrific instances of government brutality in modern China: the Tiananmen Square Massacre. June 4th, 1989 in Tiananmen Square was like a scene […]