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Thousands in Hong Kong Mark Anniversary of China’s Tiananmen Square Crackdown

Demonstrators hold a candlelight vigil for protesters crushed during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing at the Liberty Square of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, in Taipei, Taiwan, June 4, 2011. The Chinese city of Hong Kong was the

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Posted in Censorship, Human Rights, Political 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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