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  1. Censorship fears after edict over porn filter

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by the mainland to increase internet censorship. But the new rule was welcomed by mainland parents concerned about their children easily accessing pornography. All computer manufactures, distributors ... such as drug use. After installing and running the program, which is available for free download from all major internet portals on the mainland, the South China Morning Post found the program could ...

  2. Activists call on UN to intervene over rights

    Posted Feb 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dikky Sinn A petition calling on the UN to intervene in China's human rights issues and urging the immediate release of several dissidents has been submitted by a group of 106 ... sent the UN any letter concerning [human rights],' the veteran pro-democracy activist said. In the letter, the activists wrote that China's human rights situation was deteriorating ...

  3. The darker side of the Chinese 'miracle'

    Posted Oct 01st 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... the country's leadership seems paralysed in its ability to respond to this creeping crisis with little more than repression, censorship and force. China's situation cries out for more meaningful ... on the world scene. For China's leaders, successfully completing the 60-year cycle of the traditional lunar calendar must be a source of great satisfaction. Getting to this point has not been ...

  4. US and China join forces to shut global porn ring

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China's web censorship of politically sensitive speech, and supports the development of software that lets Chinese internet users evade the censors. The FBI on June 23 arrested Wang Yong- ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Law enforcement authorities from the US and China have taken down what they say was the world's largest network of Chinese-language pornographic ...

  5. Film cleared by Indian community after racism complaints

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... the film from China Star Hong Kong Distribution Limited last week. 'Under the Film Censorship Ordinance, a censor in examining a film has to consider not only the degree of violence ...

  6. China's losing battle to control cyberspace

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by John Gittings

    ... The Sars crisis in China has provided intriguing evidence on how the use of modern communications - particularly the internet and mobile technology - can be used to break down the walls of official secrecy. When China sought to conceal the spread of the virus, millions of Chinese turned to their keyboards and mobile phones to access banned foreign reports and censored domestic ...

  7. Beijing defends rights record by underscoring freedoms gained

    Posted Apr 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the government-affiliated China Society for Human Rights Studies and a Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference vice-chairman, said China had made 'huge strides' in improving human rights. ... by the development of the economy, society, democracy and legal system. 'On the contrary, some western countries have double standards when it comes to human rights, constantly criticising China ...

  8. Spotlight on people in the shadows

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The film, recognised as one of the most shocking documentaries on Aids, focused on the epidemic in China and was featured at the Sundance Film Festival. He also worked as an associate producer on Up ... documentaries. Still, most were quite raw, and they applied very little storytelling techniques. Censorship was also tight. HIV was a banned topic a decade ago. National security officers spoke with Chen ...

  9. Core issues remain for HK, report says

    Posted Feb 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'core issues remained'. Its 2008 human rights report on China, which includes a review of Hong Kong and Macau, highlighted areas that required attention. 'The terms of the Basic Law limit the ability of citizens to participate in and change their government. Claims of press self-censorship persisted. The legislature was limited in its power to introduce or amend legislation ...

  10. A study in politics for Chinese leaders

    Posted May 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Loh Su Hsing While the wave of revolution that has swept through the Arab world has clearly unsettled China's leaders, the more sobering recent development is arguably ... offer avenues to circumvent censorship, promote citizen journalism and facilitate real-time transmission of information. As such, they are often seen as enabling tools for political change. ...




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