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China to censor Internet during Games: official
Posted By admin On July 30, 2008 @ 4:26 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
China will censor the Internet used by foreign media during the Olympics, an organising committee official confirmed Wednesday, reversing a pledge to offer complete media freedom at the games.
“During the Olympic Games we will provide sufficient access to the Internet for reporters,” said Sun Weide, spokesman for the organising committee.
He confirmed, however, that journalists would not be able to access information or websites connected to the Falungong spiritual movement which is banned in China.
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Other sites were also unavailable to journalists, he said, without specifying which ones.
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