Bu Mingbai Podcast

Bu Mingbai Podcast (不明白) was co-founded by The New York Times columnist Li Yuan and Chinese journalists working for Western media organizations in May 2022. The literal translation of the Chinese name is “I Don’t Understand.” The podcast aims to provide uncensored interviews with experts and ordinary Chinese about current affairs in China. It was blocked in China from the second episode on and the name of the podcast became a sensitive word on the Chinese Internet. People in 199 countries have listened to the podcast.

Last Updated: May 22, 2023



‘They Are Men Who Acted out of Conscience’

from Bu Mingbai Podcast
Last month, a Chinese court sentenced the civil rights activists and lawyers Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi to fourteen and twelve years in prison for “subverting state power,” a charge arising from an informal gathering of fellow activists the two had...