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China – Don’t forget Liu Xiaobo, held for the past five years

Four years ago today, a Beijing court sentenced the leading Chinese free speech advocate Liu Xiaobo , winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize , to 11 years on prison on a charge of subverting state authority. Reporters Without Borders reiterates its full support for him and his family and stresses the importance of his fight. And it is publishing a cartoon by the French cartoonist Michel Cambon in homage to him

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Uighurs fear fresh crackdown following Tiananmen ‘premeditated attack’

Chinese authorities declared Wednesday that the fiery vehicle crash in Tiananmen Square this week was a deliberate terrorist attack and said five men have been arrested for

Blog: The New York Times takes on China’s censors – CPJ

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Well, that didn't take long. Just days after The New York Times' soft launch of its Chinese-language edition and accompanying microblog accounts,

China blocks Bloomberg for political report – CPJ

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New York, June 29, 2012--Chinese censors should unblock the website of the Bloomberg news agency, which became inaccessible today following a story on

Is a new authoritarian axis emerging? – NED

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED):

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CPJ Blog: Chinese microblog regulates, suspends users–again

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Pity those of us who monitor the ups and downs of China's popular microblog platform, Sina Weibo. For every story its

Who really speaks for China? Wei Jingsheng, Yu Jie, Fang Lizhi, Chen Guangcheng…

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): When dissident lawyer Chen Guang­cheng escaped ­extra-legal house arrest to make his way to the U.S. Embassy,

Blog: Blind lawyer spurs news blackout in China – CPJ

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News of blind legal activist Chen Guangcheng has been censored for months. International news reports of his escape last week

Guangcheng case highlights ‘clash of ideas’ in US-China relations

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng’s audacious escape from detention is likely to have as big an impact on

Chinese Internet crackdown on Bo Xilai rumors continues

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New York, April 13, 2012--Chinese authorities should halt their censorship of Web content in the aftermath of senior politician Bo Xilai's dismissal, the

China – Statement by the Liu Xiaobo Support Committee and Amnesty International France

Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) - Statement by the Liu Xiaobo Support Committee and Amnesty International France 18 April 2012 "Art against censorship in China” special event.

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Please sign International Campaign for Tibet’ s Letter to Congress to save Voice of America Tibetan radio

The International Campaign for Tibet NGO has posted online an easy to use form for sending a letter to members of Congress to

Blog: ‘Invisible Tibet’ blogger elicits China’s extra-judicial ire

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Beijing-based blogger Woeser reported on her website Invisible Tibet today that she has been confined to her residence by Beijing

Attacks on the Press in 2011

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Trade and the Internet are turning us into global citizens, but the news we need to ensure accountability is often stopped

Xi Jinping – an unlikely Gorbachev?

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): As China’s dauphin Xi Jinping met President Barack Obama at the White House today, a new survey revealed

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