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Jennifer Zhang

Jennifer Zhang is a researcher at Hong Kong Transparency Report, a project that tracks government data and content removal requests. Previously she was an editor at China Labour Bulletin. You can also find her on Twitter @amelia_jen

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10 July 2015

Legalizing the Great Firewall: China's New Cyber Security Law Would Codify Censorship, Shutdowns

Global Voices Advocacy

A new comprehensive cyber security law in China would legalize censorship, authorize network shutdowns, and make real-name registration mandatory.

11 June 2015

Hong Kong Social Media Activists Under Fire as Key Electoral Policy Vote Approaches

Global Voices Advocacy

Local legal experts suspect that authorities are exploiting Hong Kong's cybercrime laws in an effort to suppress political speech online.

12 May 2015

Hong Kong Citizens Want Legal Protections for Their Metadata

Global Voices Advocacy

Should government agencies really be able to look at Hong Kongers' telephone metadata without any oversight from the courts?

29 December 2014

With Protesters Under Threat, Hong Kong Must Increase Transparency on Personal Data Requests

Global Voices Advocacy

Protester arrests highlighted the opaque practices under which the city's law enforcement agencies and online service providers handle Internet user data.

8 August 2011

China: Taxi Drivers and Railway Workers on Strike

A new wave of strikes are taking place in China. This time it is not among rural migrant workers working in sweatshops, but among drivers and employees in the urban...

2 November 2010

Chile and China: Rescuing the miners

The news about the successful rescue of 33 miners by the Chilean government on October 14 was followed by the news of a mining accident in Pinyu county, in the...

19 October 2010

China: Afterthoughts of Foxconn tragedies

Foxconn, a Taiwanese company and the world's largest maker of electronic components, has become one of the most notorious corporations in China after 13 consecutive suicides of its workers in 2010....

22 September 2010

China: Rights to strike

The past year has seen a growing number of Chinese laborers fighting for their rights in incidents from across the country; a recent move by Chinese workers to go on...

27 December 2009

China and Hong Kong: Bodyguards and Assassins

Bodyguards and Assassins is an action movie released during Christmas in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. As a patriotic film, it was originally set to release in October for celebrating...

14 December 2009

China: Another elite's suicide – the story of Yang Yuanyuan

YANG Yuanyuan, a 30-year-old postgraduate at Shanghai Maritime University, hanged herself in her bathroom on November 25. She told her mother that knowledge cannot change destiny on the day before she...

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