On Monday, the U.S. State Department announced a cap on the number of visas it would issue to Chinese employees of five Chinese state media organizations in response to “increasingly harsh surveillance, harassment, and...
by Josh Rudolph | Jan 31, 2018
The newly-released results of an annual Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China survey show...
by Josh Rudolph | Dec 1, 2015
At The Guardian, Roy Greenslade reports on Chinese state media reaction to a November 18 article...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 5, 2014
The weeks leading up to the 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on Wednesday were marked by an unprecedented campaign of detentions, house arrests, forced or restricted travel, intimidation and surveillance. Those...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 5, 2013
Delays in annual renewals of China correspondents’ visas have sparked fears of an impending...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 20, 2013
When newly crowned president Xi Jinping gave an interview to reporters from the five BRICS nations on Tuesday, some felt that the lonely highlight was his speculation about a possible heir to Paul the prophetic octopus at next...
by Xiao Qiang | Dec 31, 2007
From AP: Foreign journalists working in China face continued harassment despite new reporting rules brought in for the Olympic Games this summer, the Beijing-based Foreign Correspondents Club of China said Tuesday. China relaxed restrictions on foreign journalists at the beginning of 2007, exempting them from having to apply for permission to travel and conduct interviews. […]
by Wu Nan | Nov 21, 2007
Via Shanghaiist: This is not news the government wants to hear in the run-up to the Olympics, but here’s a statement that the Beijing-based Foreign Correspondents Club of China (FCCC) just sent out (h/t to the Peking Duck): Dear Members, Recently some foreign correspondents have been detained, harassed and physically roughed up — two incidents […]
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