Audra Ang: 16 years since Tiananmen crackdown, China’s new leader keeps tight grip on dissent

From AP, via CBC News:

Sixteen years on from the bloody crackdown at Tiananmen Square and China’s grip on dissent has tightened under the leadership of President Hu Jintao, disappointing those who hoped he might represent a more tolerant leadership.

From religion to the media, political activism to the Internet, Hu’s regime watches all – and silences all that challenge the Communist party’s authority.

June 3, 2005 5:13 PM
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