Blog: Shallow victory for China’s journalists, protesters

5 Jul

A police officer stands guard as protesters gather in the city of Shifang. (Reuters/Petar Kujundzic)

Junrong, Xi’an Evening News bureau chief in the city of Wei’an, ran into
trouble recently after he reported on the costly brand of luxury cigarettes
favored by local officials. He announced on his microblog that the paper
suspended him soon after, according to the U.S. government-funded Radio
Free Asia

from Committee to Protect Journalists

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