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China's LGBT Community Staged a Massive Protest Against an Online Ban of Gay Content—And Won

In a country often characterized by censorship, Chinese citizens are openly protesting.

Following an announcement by China’s Twitter-like platform Sina Weibo on Friday that it would remove pornographic, violent, or gay content as part of a three-month “clean up” campaign, gay Chinese citizens came out in droves. 167 more words

International

‘Fatty on a train’: China’s internet users try to skirt North Korea censorship on Kim Jong Un visit

BEIJING – With Beijing under heavy security as a mystery North Korean delegation visited the Chinese capital, internet users scrambled to stay a step ahead of censors on Tuesday as China’s tightly controlled state media remained silent. 560 more words

World

China temporarily censors the letter 'N' as Xi Jinping looks to extend his time in power

Chinese social media users are seeing a crackdown on an already heavily censored internet — after president Xi Jinping and his party proposed legislation that could let Xi govern for an extended period of time. 716 more words

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A Dutch university has canceled plans to offer degrees at its China campus

The University of Groningen has abandoned plans to offer full degrees at its newly built campus in China, according to an announcement yesterday (Jan. 29). 423 more words

ANALYSIS: In China, Trudeau says journalism that informs, challenges is vital. Bravo

On Prime Minister Justin Trudeau‘s last day of a week-long visit to China — a week in which he had done his best to be a gracious guest and not say anything remotely controversial about the dictatorship that was hosting him — Trudeau said something rather remarkable. 677 more words

Politics

Skype Has Disappeared From App Stores in China. It's Not Clear Which Law It Broke

Microsoft’s Skype may still be functioning in China, but it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find a way to download it in that country.

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Tech

Twitter Is Banned in China. Here's How Donald Trump Got Round the Problem

U.S. President Donald Trump went around and over the “Great Firewall” of China in a late-night tweet in Beijing as he thanked his hosts for a rare tour of the Forbidden City and a private dinner at the sprawling, centuries-old palace complex. 595 more words

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