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Bloomberg : China Squelches Speech the Simple, Ancient Way

August 22, 2008


Excerpted from Bloomberg:

Complaints like those of the two former neighbors, Wu Dianyuan and Wang Xiuying, are common. Perhaps because of that, instead of permits, they were given one-year sentences to "re- education through labor" for "disturbing the public order," according to New York-based Human Rights in China and to an account in yesterday's New York Times.

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