Xinjiang internet

After Long Ban, Western China Is Back Online

As CDT noted yesterday, Internet access was restored in Xinjiang after a ten-month blackout. The New York Times reports: The announcement was made in the morning, and many residents in cities across Xinjiang took the day off...

Xinjiang Internet Restored after 10 Months

Far West China blog reports that after almost a year of being unable to access the world wide web from Xinjiang, Internet access has suddenly been restored: Residents of Xinjiang woke up from a 10-month nightmare this morning to...

China’s Self-Defeating Censorship

International Herald Tribune op-ed article by Paul Mozar about the Chinese government blocking internet access to Xinjiang: To pull the plug on the Internet for 20 million of its citizens is not simply bad policy, it’s a...

The Truth about Xinjiang’s Internet Situation

Josh at the Far West China blog gives a rundown on what web users can and cannot access online in Xinjiang: How much information is really getting into and out of Xinjiang? Is the internet completely cut or just partially? If...

Internet Blackout in Xinjiang? What Blackout?

The Far West China blogger takes a trip outside Xinjiang to reinitiate contact with the outside world: Xinjiang is still under complete blackout and there is no end in sight. As a result, my knowledge of world events has...

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