Archive for May, 2011

China’s Crackdown in Context

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

He Zhimin’s hands shake as he holds a small coloured photograph of his son. The shakes had started nine months ago, when his son vanished. On the back of the card, he has printed his son’s details. “He Wen, Age 35, 1metre 75cm. Missing…” Unlike Ai Weiwei, China’s best-known dissident and artist who was arrested [...]