Wu Xianghu

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Attacks on the Press 2006: China

February 5, 2007 11:39 AM ET

CHINA In President Hu Jintao's fourth year in power, his administration effectively silenced some of the best journalists in China by sidelining independent-minded editors, jailing online critics, and moving to restrict coverage of breaking news. The government drew international criticism...

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In China, reporter beaten to death at illegal mine

January 16, 2007 12:00 PM ET

New York, January 16, 2007—Unidentified men at an illegal coal mine in Huiyuan County, Shanxi Province, severely beat reporter Lan Chengzhang on January 9, leading to his death the following day, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists...

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China: Policeman beats Guizhou editor to death in public

July 25, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 25, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Chinese authorities to fully investigate the death of a newspaper editor who was beaten by a uniformed policeman in public, the second journalist to die at the hands of...

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After pledging press freedom for Olympics, China falls far short

May 11, 2006 12:00 PM ET

New York, May 11, 2006—With the 2008 Olympic Games just two years away, the Committee to Protect Journalists is greatly concerned about the Chinese government’s continuing crackdown on the media. China’s policies of the past three years show a disturbing...

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China: Newspaper editor dies after police beating

February 6, 2006 12:00 PM ET

\New York, February 6, 2006—The Committee to Protect Journalists mourns the death of colleague Wu Xianghu, deputy editor of Taizhou Wanbao. Wu died on Thursday after sustaining serious injuries in October 2005 when traffic police in the eastern coastal city...

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