Oiwan Lam · July, 2010

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Latest posts by Oiwan Lam from July, 2010

24 July 2010

China: Uighur blogger sentenced to 15 year imprisonment

According to uighurbiz.net, Uighur reporter and blogger Gheyret Niyaz(海來特.尼亞孜)has been sentenced to 15 year imprisonment on July 23 under the charge of “endangering national security” In Urumqi, Xinjiang. The main...

15 July 2010

China: Sohu.com removed online public opinion leaders’ blog accounts

Sohu.com, one of the most popular portal website in China, removed more than a hundred bloggers from its blog hosting service on July 14 2010. Many of them are influential...

China: Cracking down on micro-blogging

According to today's Apple Daily News, the Propaganda Department and State Council Information Office have taken joint action in strengthening the control over micro-blogging services. Since Twitter and Facebook was...

6 July 2010

China: Online grumble punished with one-year reform-through-labour

Tang Lin joined the “Kidney-stone-baby parent” network in 2008 as he suspected the cause of his baby's death was due to melamine contamination of infant milk formula. Since then, he...