China foreign news ban criticised

Once again showing how the leadership in China is all about controlling the news.

China foreign news ban criticised.

“This directive marks a new stage in the reinforcement of censorship, which has increased steadily,” said Reporters Without Borders.

Beijing’s has stepped up its actions against foreign press after Bloomberg and The New York Times published reports — based on public documents — on the wealth accumulated by the family members of the party leadership.

 

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