Video save taskforce needed – John Kennedy

From Global Voices online:

When tens of thousands of Ruian, Zhejiang citizens came out to protest the official conclusion of an investigation into the death of high school teacher Dai Haijing, it didn’t take long for the news”despite being banned from mainstream media”to flash through Chinese blogs and BBS’.

When short videos were taken by those at the scene with mobile phones and posted on the internet, it didn’t take long for the Chinese versions of Youtube to start deleting them. [Full Text]

On the same 6room.com site (Chinese version of Youtube site), one can see video clips such as “Shenzhen City Management Force driving over a trash collector’s body on street.

September 13, 2006 11:19 AM
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