· January, 2014

Stories about China from January, 2014

China: Free Ilham Tohti — Support Ethnic Reconciliation

Ilham Tohti, founder of Uyghur Online and a moderate advocate for ethnic autonomy policy in China was arrested on January 15. Supporters are advocating for his release online.

Censorship, Prosecution Drive Exodus of Opinion Leaders from China's Sina Weibo

China's crackdown on online "rumor-mongering" has led many opinion leaders to quit Sina Weibo, the country's most popular social media platform.

Chinese Netizens (and Political Discourse) Migrate to WeChat

With pro-government voices successfully dominating Weibo, WeChat has become the most important platform for public opinion making in mainland China.

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