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  1. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Human rights lawyer banned from mainland microblogging sites

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com Human rights lawyer banned from microblog sites Leading human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang has been banned from all microblogging platforms on the mainland after he used them to publicly criticise recently-retired security tsar Zhou Yongkang. Pu's accounts on three major microblogging sites - Sina, Tencent and Sohu - were suspended on February ...

  2. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Former Google China chief banned from microblogging sites

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by LAURA ZHOU

    ... Kai-Fu Lee says he was temporarily banned from posting items on two of the mainland's most popular microblogging platforms. Without saying why he was banned, Lee posted a message on Twitter on Sunday saying: "I am silenced on Sina and Tencent [microblogs] for three days, so everyone can find me here." I am silenced on Sina and Tencent [microblogs] for three days, so everyone ...

  3. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Microsoft's Bing search engine accused of 'censoring' sensitive Chinese topics

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 08:57am by Staff Reporter

    ... are blocked on the mainland, including Facebook and Twitter. The popular microblogging service Sina Weibo is also heavily censored by China’s internet police. It’s a bit crazy. Any Chinese person who ...

  4. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    ‘I am like a ghost now’, says censored outspoken scholar Zhang Lifan

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 03:12pm by Chris Luo

    ... happened on the same day the key Third Plenum of the Communist Party ended in Beijing.  “At around midday on Tuesday, all of my microblogs and columns were removed simultaneously,” Zhang told the South China Morning Post in a telephone interview on Thursday morning. “There was no warning or any tip off.” A search for Zhang’s username on China’s most popular microblog service Sina Weibo, ...

  5. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Why WeChat app is good news for Chinese censors

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:04pm by Reuters

    ... November 14 leak fuelled China’s biggest stock market rally in two months as it spread on microblogs and passed from smartphone to smartphone on WeChat, a three-year-old social messaging app ... speech. “For me WeChat is an essential tool,” said Hu Jia, a Beijing-based dissident. Unlike popular microblogging services such as Sina Corporation’s Sina Weibo, where messages can reach millions ...

  6. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    Dismissed CCTV producer Wang Qinglei slams censorship

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 09:39pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com A veteran television producer recently sacked by state-run CCTV has voiced rare and blunt criticism of the television station’s news censorship and rigid management. In a lengthy open letter posted on his Sina Weibo microblog, Wang Qinglei, a producer who had worked for China Central Television for 10 years, said he was dismissed from his post last ...

  7. News - China Insider - CENSORSHIP

    Lawyers and journalists debate tough new guidelines for online posts

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 01:08pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... The country’s top judges and prosecutors said jail sentences of up to three years could be handed out to those posting slanderous information on micro-blogs. The new guidelines say ... lawyer Pu Zhiqiang wrote on his Sina Weibo microblog post on Monday night, along with a photo of him holding a bouquet of red roses. Dozens of people - among them several prominent lawyers ...

  8. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Nanjing considering Facebook, Twitter access for Asian Youth Games

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 03:40pm by Ernest Kao

    ... websites such as YouTube and Google would be open too. One internet user praised Ji for having a “political conscience”. But on microblog Sina Weibo, China’s version of Twitter, one user remarked ...

  9. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Cirque du Soleil pulls Tiananmen image from China shows after 'collective gasp'

    Posted Aug 14th 2013, 11:12am by Patrick Boehler

    ... of microblogs, flared up. The Icelandic pop star has not performed in the country since.  ...

  10. News - China - CENSORSHIP

    Be more positive, Chinese internet tsar Lu Wei tells celebrity weibo users

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... exploded in recent years, with more than 1.2 billion accounts spread across 103 microblogging networks. On Sina Weibo and T.qq.com - two of the biggest social networks - the number of accounts ...




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