Authorities blocked HBO’s website in China so users just get an error message saying the content violates laws and regulations (rear screen) days after British comedian John Oliver took Chinese President Xi Jinping to task. Photo: AP

China blocks HBO after John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight mockery of Xi Jinping

HBO joins a long list of Western media outlets that have had their websites blocked in China including The New York Times, Facebook and Twitter

Topic |   Censorship in China

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Authorities blocked HBO’s website in China so users just get an error message saying the content violates laws and regulations (rear screen) days after British comedian John Oliver took Chinese President Xi Jinping to task. Photo: AP
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