Tag Archives: Yanhuang Chunqiu

Is Du Daozheng Acting under Duress?

One of my old blog posts about the history journal Yanhuang Chunqiu has attracted unusually high traffic in the last couple of days.  This prompted me to conduct a search to find out what had happened. A rumour about the … Continue reading

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Du Daozheng to Step Down as Proprietor of Yanhuang Chunqiu

There is a rumour circulating in the Chinese blogosphere, which claims that Du Daozheng 杜导正 will step down as the registered proprietor of the history journal Yanhuang Chunqiu.  Radio Free Asia’s Cantonese Service yesterday interviewed Wu Si 吴思, the Executive … Continue reading

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Beijing Police Stopped Liu Xiaobo from Attending Seminar

Beijing-based dissident writer Liu Xiaobo 刘晓波 was forcibly stopped by the Police when he was on the way to attend a Transition Institute 传知行研究所 seminar.  Liu was a guest speaker for the Institute’s regular Saturday meeting last weekend.  He planned … Continue reading

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The Unrelenting Du Daozheng Refuses to Retire

This is an update of a previous post about the journal Yanhuang Chunqiu. Today’s Sydney Morning Herald published an interview with Du Daocheng.  Simon Elegant from the Time China Blog has also written a post to alert his readers about … Continue reading

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Yanhuang Chunqiu Editorial Board Facing Restructuring

An article published in the latest edition of Yanhuang Chunqiu 炎黄春秋 is said to have infuriated a former CCP leader, prompting speculation that the esteemed academic journal will be the next victim of China’s notorious censorship regime. According to Yazhou Zhoukan 亚洲周刊, Beijing will impose a restructuring order on the Journal’s editorial board, in an attempt to neutralize the influence of a group of discontented Party veterans. Continue reading

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