Week 9 Shout out

This weeks shout out goes to the Caixin magazine for showing their readers the censorship that the Chinese government puts them under. BBC News ran the article describing how Caixin wrote about an interview being censored by the government. The interview was about free speech and was taken down because the interview contained “illegal content” although they could not see anything that was illegal with the content.

I think it is a bold and important move to stand up to this kind of censorship, even in small ways. This was very defiant and I think that Caixin deserves recognition for what they did. China is obviously not going to stop censoring, as they are the world’s top jailer of journalists according to this article. So I say good job Caixin and I wish them the best if the Chinese government tries to strike back.BBC Article


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