Yang Xiaoqing

Censorship Vault: Beijing Internet Instructions Series (17)

In partnership with the China Copyright and Media blog, CDT is adding the “Beijing Internet Instructions” series to the Censorship Vault. These directives were originally published on Canyu.org (Participate) and date from 2005...

China jails ‘anti-corruption’ journalist-Mure Dickie

From Financial Times: A journalist who reported on alleged corruption among county officials in the central Chinese province of Hunan has been convicted on blackmail charges by a local court and sentenced to one year in prison, his wife and lawyer said yesterday. Yang Xiaoqing is the latest in a long series of journalists jailed […]

Journalist not given fair deal for trial, wife says – Straits Times

From Straits Times, via Asia Media (link): A journalist who reported on alleged local government corruption in central China’s Hunan province will go on trial next week without having been able to prepare his defence, his wife said yesterday. The trial of Yang Xiaoqing, who was charged with extortion following his investigations into corruption in […]

China journalist faces charges for corruption report – Chris Buckley

From Reuters (link) Chinese journalist Yang Xiaoqing had told his wife he knew how to handle the risks of his job, but that was before he was arrested after reporting claims of corruption, joining the country’s list of detained reporters. Yang was arrested in January after five months’ hiding from police, charged with extortion after […]

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