Du Daobin

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In lawsuit, Chinese writers allege Cisco aids government

August 24, 2011 5:20 PM ET

Three Chinese writers who have spent time in prison for articles published online are suing California-based Cisco Systems Inc., according to international news reports. The suit accuses the company of providing information and technology to Chinese authorities that facilitated...

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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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Olympics: Dissidents' spouses face great strain

August 8, 2008 5:02 PM ET

Amid the fanfare of the Olympic opening ceremony today, a press release from Human Rights in China highlights pressure on dissidents and their families as Chinese authorities try to quash anything that threatens to disturb the long-awaited Games. Police...

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Police re-arrest Internet writer who was on probation

July 22, 2008 12:00 AM ET

New York, July 22, 2008--Chinese police arrested prominent dissident and Internet writer Du Daobin on Monday, according to his defense lawyer, Mo Shaoping. CPJ is concerned that the arrest is part of the government's ongoing campaign to suppress criticism prior...

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April 26, 2005 12:00 PM ET

APRIL 26, 2005 Posted: May 3, 2005 Zheng Yichun, freelance LEGAL ACTION, IMPRISONED Zheng was tried in Yingkou Intermediate Court on charges of inciting subversion. A prolific Internet writer and poet, he had been imprisoned since December 3 after writing...

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Internet writer tried on anti-state charges

April 26, 2005 12:00 PM ET

New York, April 26, 2005 – The Committee to Protect Journalists calls for the immediate release of Zheng Yichun, who was tried today in Yingkou Intermediate Court on charges of inciting subversion. Zheng, a prolific Internet writer and poet, has...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: Asia Analysis

March 14, 2005 11:55 AM ET

Overviewby Abi Wright Threats to press freedom spiked throughout Asia in 2004, even as the news media claimed significant accomplishments. Across the region, 2004 was an election year, with citizens casting ballots in nations such as Afghanistan, whose landmark vote...

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Attacks on the Press 2004: China

March 14, 2005 11:39 AM ET

China (including Hong Kong)It was a disappointing year for those who hoped that President Hu Jintao would allow a greater degree of freedom for China's increasingly market-oriented press. After taking over the presidency from Jiang Zemin in 2003, Hu consolidated...

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