February 17, 2017

Since its founding in 1993, Unirule Institute of Economics, based in Beijing, has contributed enormously to prosperity, mobility, and increasing space for voluntary civil society. Recently, its entire online presence was effectively erased, rumored to have been carried out by elements of the Chinese government. Sheng Hong, director with Unirule, gives the following explanation of what happened and a defense of Unirule from what is arguably an illegal shut-down. Unirule has long participated as a partner with Atlas Network and has been an inspiration to researchers and advocates of liberty around the world.