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China

1.4 billion people
4,940 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Not Free
Press:
Not Free
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Internet freedom is coming under increasing pressure across East Asia, but China’s influence has its limits. 

 

Freedom in the World 2015 found that the main factors driving the decline were the passage and use of restrictive laws against the media and and limits on the ability of local and foreign journalists to report freely within a given country.

Beijing’s repression of the Uyghur population reveals larger truths about China, and has policy implications for the United States. 

Freedom House condemns the politically motivated trial and imprisonment of prominent Chinese journalist Gao Yu.

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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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