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China Tightens Restrictions on Foreign Journalists

Source: VOA – By Stephanie Ho Chinese authorities are tightening controls on foreign journalists, following the third week of calls for protests to show solidarity with the Jasmine Revolutions in the Middle East. Although there was no apparent demonstration last

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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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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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