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Baidu Censors New Citizens Movement Website

Written by Abby Liu On 13 April 2014 @ 7:32 am | 1 Comment

In China, Citizen Media, East Asia, English, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Law, Media & Journalism, Politics, Quick Reads

After Chinese court affirms Chinese lawyer and activist Xu Zhiyong [1]’s conviction of four-year sentence in prison for assembling a crowd to disrupt order in public places, New Citizens Movement website [2], of which Xu was one of the founders, disappeared from Baidu search results. 

This is not the first time that information relating to Xu Zhiyong has disappeared [3] from Baidu and other China-based web sites. 

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URLs in this post:

[1] Xu Zhiyong: https://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/04/11/chinese-court-upholds-activist-xu-zhiyongs-prison-sentence/

[2] New Citizens Movement website: http://xgmyd.com

[3] disappeared: http://blog.feichangdao.com

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