Journalists at the Beijing Winter Olympics may test China’s tolerance for critical coverage

Recent articles in China

Shanghai police detain foreign journalists covering anti-lockdown protests

Journalists were assaulted and briefly detained while covering the ongoing protests against COVID-19 restrictions in China.

Despite restrictions, citizens conducted hundreds of protests across China in recent months

The China Dissent Monitor recorded 668 instances of dissent from June to September 2022, as people spoke out against stalled housing projects, labor rights violations, fraud, COVID-19 policies, and state violence, among other grievances.

As CBC withdraws from China, RSF calls on the regime to end its visa weaponization policy

RSF noted that the Chinese authorities’ policy of visa weaponisation has obstructed journalists from reporting.