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China: Blogger’s Account Canceled

Chinese authorities are making a push to censor netizens who publish ‘sensitive’ content. Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang have frozen the microblogging accounts of an independent journalist and prominent blogger because he published “uncivilized” content on them.

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Posted in Free Speech, Freedom of Expression, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Chinese Police Detain Famed Artist, Activist

Source: VOA   One of China‘s best-known artists, activist Ai Weiwei, was detained in Beijing Sunday as he tried to board a flight for Hong Kong, and police later raided his studio outside the Chinese capital. The move, reported by

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Posted in Human Rights

China Muzzles Media to Prevent Mideast-Style Protests

  Source: VOA – By Heda Bayron   Chinese authorities appear to be nervous about the spread of protests that have toppled and threatened Middle Eastern and North African rulers in recent weeks. The government has threatened to revoke visas

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Posted in Human Rights

Media Rights Group: 44 Journalists Killed in 2010

Source: VOM – By Margaret Besheer The Committee to Protect Journalists reports 2010 was another mixed year for press freedom, saying that while international law and conventions guarantee the right to free expression, international institutions such as the United Nations

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Posted in Human Rights

Facebook Maked Its Way To China Amid Political Censorship

Source: FinancialFeed.net By Daniel Goode Facebook may follow in Google’s steps due to the censorship in China.  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is hopeful that China will be the next social network hub aside from being just a nice place to

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