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The ruling Chinese Communist Party (CPC) has announced that all filmmaking regulation will be brought under the jurisdiction of the party’s “Publicity Department,” in a move that could further tighten China’s restrictions on free artistic expression. State media outlet Xinhua reports that the government has launched “three new state administrators in the ideological sector” in a
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The Chinese government newspaper Global Times announced a “national campaign to clean up the online environment” in an article on Friday outlining new restrictions on the content of internet advertising. Under communist ruler Xi Jinping, Beijing has significantly expanded its censorship of online content. The Chinese Communist Party can force social media networks to take down
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At least four Uighur reporters working for Radio Free Asia (RFA), a U.S.-funded outlet, revealed this week that dozens of relatives living in western Xinjiang, China, have faced government persecution because of their reporting. The journalists in question cover Xinjiang and the turbulent relationship between that region’s Uighur Muslim minority and the repressive Communist Party
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China’s Communist Party (CPC) proposed removing term limits on the office of the presidency Sunday, a move that will make it easier for Communist Party general secretary, Central Military Commission chairman, and President Xi Jinping to keep all three of those titles indefinitely. Chinese state news outlet Xinhua reported that the CPC Central Committee has introduced
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