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The sentencing of Uighur journalist Hailaite Niyaz is another sign of the Chinese government’s continued efforts to restrict freedom of expression

The recent interruption of four major micro-blog services in China further highlights the Communist Party’s intent to control the internet

By Sarah Cook, Asia Research Analyst, June 18, 2010

Freedom House commends Google's decision to contest internet censorship by the Chinese authorities, despite the distinct possibility that this action will result in the closure of its operations in China.

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Senior Research Analyst for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Sarah Cook is a Senior Research Analyst for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan at Freedom House.

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Annie Wilcox Boyajian is Director of Advocacy at Freedom House and leads Freedom House’s engagement with the US government and collaboration with American human rights groups.

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