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Henan Trains Surveillance On Journalists, Students

A Chinese province has commissioned the construction of a surveillance system aimed at tracking journalists and foreign students, among other groups. Henan, a province in central China, commissioned the system in July of this...

Hong Kong Lays Groundwork for “Fake News” Law

Fears of a looming media crackdown are growing in Hong Kong amid escalating efforts by authorities and pro-Beijing media to magnify the issue of “fake news” in the city. In February, Chief Executive Carrie Lam vowed...

BBC Reporter Moves to Taiwan After Harassment in China

After a months-long campaign to discredit the BBC for its reporting on Xinjiang, the BBC reports that China correspondent John Sudworth has relocated to Taiwan along with his wife, RTÉ News China correspondent Yvonne Murray: He...

Citizen Journalist Zhang Zhan Is Jailed for COVID Reporting

Zhang Zhan, lawyer-turned-citizen journalist who documented the lockdown of Wuhan at the start of the COVID-19 epidemic, has been jailed for four years for her reporting. She was the fourth citizen journalist to be arrested and...

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