It is not clear if the ban on The Washington Post and The Guardian will be permanent. Photo: Shutterstock

China uses ‘Great Firewall’ to block Washington Post, Guardian websites

  • Newspapers’ sites had until recently been among the few major English-language outlets still regularly accessible in mainland China
  • Latest restrictions come amid increased censorship around 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown
Topic |   Censorship in China

TOP PICKS

It is not clear if the ban on The Washington Post and The Guardian will be permanent. Photo: Shutterstock
READ FULL ARTICLE
Censorship, silence and time have created a gulf between the young people who witnessed the Tiananmen crackdown 30 years ago and those who came after them.

Generation Amnesia: why China’s youth don’t talk about Tiananmen

  • Three decades have passed since the Tiananmen Square crackdown when troops fired on student-led pro-democracy protesters
  • The shots were heard around the country and reverberate today despite persistent official censorship of the event
Topic |   Tiananmen Square crackdown 30th anniversary

TOP PICKS

Censorship, silence and time have created a gulf between the young people who witnessed the Tiananmen crackdown 30 years ago and those who came after them.
READ FULL ARTICLE