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China notebook

Chinese censors block Obama’s call to allow Internet freedom

Chinese officials have cracked down on the selling of President Obama memorabilia during his visit to China, such as this figurine with his image. Chinese officials have cracked down on the selling of President Obama memorabilia during his visit to China, such as this figurine with his image. (China Daily via Reuters)
November 17, 2009

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President Obama prodded China about Internet censorship and free speech, but the message was not widely heard in China, where his words were blocked online and shown on only one regional television channel. (Full article: 596 words)

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