Dhondup Wangchen

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The story of Dhondup Wangchen, filmmaker jailed in China

December 10, 2009 10:45 AM ET

On the same day that historic protests started by monks in Lhasa began and were to sweep all over Tibet in the subsequent months, Dhondup Wangchen was nearly 3,000 kilometers away in Xian, in China's Shaanxi province. It was...

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CPJ's 2009 prison census: Freelance journalists under fire

December 8, 2009 12:11 AM ET

New York, December 8, 2009—Freelancers now make up nearly 45 percent of all journalists jailed worldwide, a dramatic recent increase that reflects the evolution of the global news business, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. In its annual...

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Video Report: Behind Bars But Not Alone

December 8, 2009 12:03 AM ET

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Two Tibetans arrested amid ongoing media restrictions

March 18, 2009 4:09 PM ET

New York, March 18, 2009--Chinese public security officials in northwest Gansu province should release two Tibetan journalists detained in the past month or charge them with an offense, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ...

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Can China make real changes in media policies for Tibet?

March 12, 2009 3:59 PM ET

Has the Chinese government learned a public relations lesson from its handling of the unrest in Tibet last year?...

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China must address press freedom in Tibet

March 9, 2009 5:04 PM ET

New York, March 9, 2009--Chinese authorities in Tibet should open the region to foreign journalists and release imprisoned Tibetan journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Tuesday is the 50th anniversary of an uprising against Chinese rule....

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: China

February 10, 2009 12:42 AM ET

In the year of the “One World, One Dream” Olympics, China’s punitive and highly restrictive press policies became a global issue. International reporters who arrived early to prepare for the Games flocked to cover antigovernment riots in Tibet and...

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