Fighting Yahoo’s China policies – RSF

041106Yahooactivist 88X66See the video (link) filmed in China of lawyer Mo Shaoping and the brother of imprisoned writer Li Zhi. As CNet News reported yesterday (link):

’s long-running defense of its Chinese operations, which have been criticized for close cooperation with the country’s police agencies, took an unusual twist this week in a confrontation at the company’s headquarters.

Julien Pain of Reporters Without Borders, a free speech advocacy organization, stopped by Yahoo’s San Jose, Calif., headquarters on Monday accompanied by a film crew from ABC World News Tonight. In a moment reminiscent of Michael Moore’s “Bowling for Columbine,” Pain asked to meet with company executives–but Yahoo sent out its security guards instead.

April 13, 2006, 2:23 PM
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