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Media Censorship: Top Chinese Reporter Fired as Thugs Attack Film Crew

Wang Keqin

A day after China’s best-known investigative journalist was forced to leave yet another reporting job, a German television crew was attacked by men with baseball bats while on a reporting trip near Beijing. The departure of top reporter Wang Keqin

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Posted in Media Censorship

Human Rights: Protesters Pack Cairo’s Tahrir Square, Despite Government’s Concessions

Tens of thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Friday where they pressed their demand for an end to military rule despite the ruling military’s appointment of a new prime minister. The number of protesters has continued to

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights

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

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