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Music Censorship: North Korea Crackdown on ‘Thumb Drives’

North Koreans find new ways to access illicit South Korean pop culture. North Korean authorities are stepping up a crackdown on portable media devices in an attempt to block the spread of “Korean Wave” culture from the South, North Korean

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Posted in Freedom of Expression, Government Control, Music Censorship

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

China Threatens to Expel Foreign Journalists

Source: VOA – By Peter Simpson   China is changing how foreign journalist can work in the country and reporters are being warned they risk expulsion if they try to cover pro-democracy rallies.  Some tourist areas of the capital and

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Posted in Human Rights

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