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Censorship: Seven Detained Over Kadeer DVDs

Chinese police say they were in possession of a documentary featuring the exiled Uyghur leader. Chinese authorities in the troubled northwestern region of Xinjiang have detained seven ethnic minority Uyghurs after police raids confiscated DVDs featuring exiled Uyghur businesswoman Rebiya

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Government Control, Censorship: Tibetan Art Show Closed

Chinese authorities move to restrict expressions of Tibetan national culture. Chinese authorities in the Tibetan capital Lhasa have closed an exhibition of Tibetan art amid growing efforts by Tibetans to assert their cultural and national identity in a region increasingly

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China Censors Web to Curb Inner Mongolia Protests

By Michael Kan China is blocking mention of Inner Mongolia on Chinese microblogs and social networking sites, as part of an effort to clamp down on protests that broke out last week in the region. Two of the most popular

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