· March, 2012

Stories about China from March, 2012

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Hong Kong: Web Freedom Under Threat, 50 Cent Party Takeover

  26 March 2012

With the help of Beijing government, the Chief Executive candidate Leung Chung-Ying won in the small circle election in Hong Kong. Leung was endorsed by 689 votes among the 1200 election committee members. Many local citizens believe that Hong Kong has entered the dark age as Leung has been accused...

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China: Censoring the Red and Bo Xilai's Supporters

16 March 2012

Since the news of the sacking former Chinese Community Party (CCP) leader of Chongqing Bo Xilai was released, Bo's supporters and supporting websites have become the target of censorship. In Sina Weibo, the Red Culture 50 center or online commentator, Sima Nan who has been advocating online censorship of “rumor”...

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Annual Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in China, 2011

  9 March 2012

Chinese Human Rights Defenders has released its annual report on the situation of human rights defenders in China (2011). Despite the harsh crackdown on the Internet, netizens and activists continue to fight against the censorship machine. Below are some excerpts on the part of “freedom of expression” from the report....

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