• Xu Zhiyong and Hu Jia Supporters
    Offshore Leaks Trigger Wave of Fear

    A new International Consortium of Investigative Journalists report lists over 21,000 people in China and Hong Kong – among them military and political leaders – with secret offshore holdings. Did China imprison activists and dissidents writers to divert attention from the corruption scandal?

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  • Chen Yongzhou
    A Mud Battle Fought in A Quagmire

    In China, according to Tienchi Martin-Liao, journalists face two major problems: censorship from officials who issue instructions on how and whether or not to report a story, and corruption in the form of “red envelopes” (bribes), which have become many journalists’ main source of income.

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  • Rape Protest India
    Land of Darkness

    Vijay Nair explores the outrage from India’s citizens over police corruption and brutality in connect with two high profile rape cases.

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  • Nicolás Maduro Supporters
    Illiberal Democracy

    Israel Centeno explores the rise to power of Venezuela’s president Nicolás Maduro, “a man who has been molded in Hugo Chávez’s shadow and who has no limits.”

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