· June, 2010

Stories about China from June, 2010

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China: Labour research website shut down for supporting Honda labour strike

28 June 2010

On the date (June 8) when the Chinese State Council issued its white paper on Internet policy, asserting the significance of online public opinion in monitoring the government, a labour research website (zggr.cn) was forced to shut down for publishing “inappropriate content”. The so called inappropriate content was a statement...

China: Radical real name registration campaign

  15 June 2010

To many info-activists, online real name registration is regarded as a violation of privacy, however, in China, some citizen rights activists are campaigning for real name online activities in order to eliminate fear. Back in March, a netizen Zhan Lifan wrote an article, “A confession of an Internet naked runner”...

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China: A number of twitterers vanished before June 4

  5 June 2010

A number of Chinese Twitterers have been detained and arrested since early June – a sensitive month because of June 4 anniversary. According to @tengbiao, a human rights activist based in Beijing, at least six twitterers has been arrested since June 1, 2010. They are @suyutong, @jason5ng32, @wangyi09, @yanglicai, @wuyuren,...

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