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Media Censorship: China Censorship ‘Not Improving’

China News Stand

China is the world’s biggest prison of journalists and netizens, a press freedom watchdog’s new report says. China has one of the world’s worst records on press freedom, with controls on state-run media and netizens showing no signs of abating,

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Internet Censorship: Chinese Censors Target Citizen Journalists

Chinese media controls aim to limit ‘fabricated, inaccurate’ reporting. China’s censors have issued strict new rules to journalists in state-run media, warning that those who report information the government deems “inaccurate” could lose their press cards or face jail. But

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Internet Censorship: China to Tighten Controls on Internet, Social Media

Move meant to thwart political activists use of new technologies to express public discontent. Stephanie Ho | Beijing Chinese leaders are announcing new plans to strengthen controls over the Internet and other social media, following a year where such technologies

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China: Clampdown on Bloggers, ‘Rumors’

Chinese authorities move to further tighten controls on Internet content. Authorities in the Chinese capital have called on major Internet service providers to step up controls over online content, as some companies suspend the accounts of netizens accused of spreading

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Chinese Dissident Released From Prison

Prominent Chinese dissident Hu Jia has been reunited with his family after serving a three-and-a-half-year prison sentence for inciting subversion. But his wife says she fears an existing health condition may have worsened because of his long jail term. Zeng

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Posted in Human Rights

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