- Mon, 01/23/2017 - 17:42
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issued a notice on Sunday that it will strictly contain the unapproved use of virtual private networks (VPNs) by Chinese firms. Many Chinese internet users are concerned about the announcement and fear that it will further close off China’s internet from the rest of the world.
- Fri, 01/20/2017 - 18:34
Dissenting opinions were stifled as journalists were forced to comply with restrictions on their freedom in orchestrated press conferences and interviews
- Fri, 01/20/2017 - 18:31
From the time that President Xi Jinping said all party media “have the surname party”, the state media did not publish either dissenting voices or balanced reports of disasters or corruption.
- Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:37
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) regrets that the World Economic Forum, which brings government leaders and big businessmen together in the Swiss resort of Davos, is lending itself as a platform to Chinese President Xi Jinping without any heed to the human rights situation in his country.
- Fri, 01/13/2017 - 16:45
Grip Tightens on Internet, Rights Activism, Hong Kong
- Fri, 01/13/2017 - 16:43
Human Rights Watch says President Xi Jinping ‘has embarked on the most intense crackdown since the Tiananmen era.’
- Thu, 12/29/2016 - 15:39
The country's internet regulator says action will be taken to ensure that netizens aren't bombarded by 'harmful information.'
- Thu, 12/22/2016 - 20:45
Overhaul Needed to Curb Wide Police Powers
- Wed, 12/21/2016 - 18:33
Law taking effect Jan. 1 is widely seen as targeted at groups working in areas such as human rights and rule of law