Monthly Archives: October 2013

Wang Gongquan: a businessman, half literati and a citizen

Beijing prosecutors approved the arrest of venture capitalist Wang Gongquan on Sunday, October 20, 2013.  Wang was detained in mid-September on suspicion of “gathering crowds to disturb public order.”  Wang Gonquan, in his own words, is “a businessman, half literati … Continue reading

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Rebel Pepper in Peril

On 16 October, around 11pm (Beijing time) at night, the Chinese cartoonist with his pseudonym of Rebel Pepper was detained by security police for disrupting social order without stating further detailed reasons.  It is speculated that the detention might be … Continue reading

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