Posts tagged ‘China’

Four reasons why people in China won’t be taking to the streets in a “Jasmine revolution”

Al Jazeera’s correspondent in China, Melissa Chan sets out the reasons why her expectations were not high for a ‘Jasmine revolution’ in China. The government knows…

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Swift crackdown after calls for “Jasmine revolution” posted online in China

The Chinese authorities suspended searches for content on the country’s Twitter-like microblogging service operated by Sina in a move to stifle mention of a “Jasmine Revolution”…

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Social media in China: how people are challenging the official line

Microblogs other than Twitter, which are more easily accessible for people in China – have attracted interest recently because of the ways that they are are…

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