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China

1.4 billion people
4,940 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Not Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

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Senior Research Analyst for China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Near-term prospects for media and internet freedom in China are grim. Baa.

More aggressive tactics by authoritarian regimes and an upsurge in terrorist attacks contributed to a disturbing decline in global freedom in 2014. 

In a letter released today, nine leading human rights organizations urged President Obama to take up the Chinese government’s crackdown on civil society as a barrier to bilateral relations on his upcoming visit to China. Obama will meet with President Xi Jinping in Beijing on November 12, 2014.

As pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong gathered outside government buildings to demand genuinely free elections, Freedom House issued the following statement:

 

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