China’s leaders launch new attack on internet free speech

Filed as News on September 25, 2005 9:10 pm

by Duncan

Chinese bloggers are about to face another wave of Government sanctions and harassment, with an announcement by the Chinese Government of a new crackdown against news on the internet deemed “not in the national interest”.

According to the Guardian, the announcement from the Chinese Government called for blogs and personal web pages to “be directed towards serving the people and socialism and insist on correct guidance of public opinion for maintaining national and public interests”.

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