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Amid fears of unrest, China imposes new restrictions on foreign journalists
wapo ^ | March 7, 2011; 6:58 PM | By Keith B. Richburg

Posted on 03/08/2011 5:43:52 PM PST by Flavius

BEIJING - One week after foreign journalists were physically harassed by security officers - and one videographer beaten so badly that he had to be hospitalized - China's foreign minister, Yang Jiechi, denied that the police took part in beating any reporters and said the government follows "the rule of law."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: censorship; oppression; war
1.4T ($) Reserves/1.3 B People.


1 posted on 03/08/2011 5:43:58 PM PST by Flavius
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Thanks Flavius.
One week after foreign journalists were physically harassed by security officers - and one videographer beaten so badly that he had to be hospitalized - China's foreign minister, Yang Jiechi, denied that the police took part in beating any reporters and said the government follows "the rule of law."
But the lead story is, some left-wing faux journalist got yelled at in Bahrain.


2 posted on 03/08/2011 5:59:37 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Yup everyone is enjoying their cup of tea


3 posted on 03/08/2011 6:01:48 PM PST by Flavius (A)
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To: TigersEye

Ping.


4 posted on 03/08/2011 6:07:40 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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