Propaganda and censorship remain China’s favoured tools of control
Cary Huang says recent court rulings rapping people who questioned the party-state’s tales about war heroes reflect Communist leaders’ insecurity over their rule
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.