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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: Calls to Free Blind Activist Met With Violence

Written by Oiwan Lam After serving a 51-month sentence for disturbing public order, blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng was released in September 2010, but has been kept under house arrest for more than a year by local police in Linyi,

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