Monday, 21 February 2011

China president calls for more Internet oversight as they monitor the current uprisings abroad and as crowds gather

We are closely monitoring the situation in China as Hundreds have marched through down-town Hong Kong on Sunday to mark the upcoming 22nd anniversary of China's brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protesters at Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4th 1989. Follow the marches on

Chinese President Hu Jintao called on Saturday for stricter government management of the Internet while calls for gatherings inspired by uprisings in the Middle East spread on Chinese websites abroad. "The messages have scant chance of inspiring protests in China whose one-party government has plenty of censorship controls in place and where most Chinese have difficulty gaining access to overseas websites because of a censorship "fire wall."
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