Scuffles flare at liberal Chinese newspaper in protest over censorship




 
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Scuffles flare at liberal Chinese newspaper in protest over censorship
 
January 8th, 2013  
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Scuffles flare at liberal Chinese newspaper in protest over censorship
GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Chinese police broke up scuffles outside the gates of a prominent newspaper in southern Guangzhou on Tuesday, as Communist Party authorities showed signs of a taking a harder line against journalists defying official censorship. Crowds of people congregated for a second day outside the liberal Southern Weekly that has become embroiled in a highly symbolic open revolt against press control in Guangdong, China's most prosperous and liberal province, but many journalists were reluctant to call it a full-blown strike. ...




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