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Xi military parade compared to Winnie the Pooh in a car

In this issue: China’s most censored news topics of 2015, news on increasing penalties for dissent, and analysis of impact of growth of state-funded media on Chinese journalism.

The new law expands the government’s already extensive powers to monitor peaceful citizens, tightens censorship, and gives officials greater legal cover to jail journalists, activists, and ethnic and religious minorities.

Following a Beijing’s court guilty verdict and three-year suspended sentence against human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, Freedom House issued the following statement.

hong kong china protest

這期報告的內容有:各單位抵抗中國對國際媒體的影響、「新聞道德委員會」使控制媒體制度化,以及審查制度如何保護習近平的形象。

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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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