China accused of pressuring neighbors to shut down radio broadcasts

The Chinese language network, Sound of Hope, is losing its ability to broadcast in Indonesia and Taiwan. The SOH people say it is because of pressure from Beijing.

Clearly verifying this accusation is difficult. However, SOH broadcasts in Mandarin and Cantonese. Its programs cover issues the Beijing authorities would rather not its people know about.

More discussion at Journalism and the World, the blog of the SPJ International Journalism Committee.

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