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PEN America: Banning TikTok, WeChat Is Risky

"Banning apps is a whack-a-mole approach. It also sets a dangerous precedent for the government to shut down other social media apps in the name of national security." More

Zhang Giuqi

Poet Zhang was taken into police custody in May 2020, and charged with “inciting subversion of state power” a month later. Though unconfirmed, the charge is suspected to be… More

Gao Yu | Status: Continued Harassment | China

Accused of leaking state secrets, Chinese investigative journalist Gao Yu is serving a 5-year prison sentence despite serious health concerns. For now, she has been released from jail because… More

Chen Qiushi

A citizen journalist who reported on the 2019 protests in Hong Kong, Chen documented videos of hospitals, funeral homes, and empty streets in Wuhan at the onset of the… More