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 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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