China keeps pro-Tibet websites blocked
Posted in: Censorship at 24/08/2008 12:35
[AFP] Pro-Tibet websites remained blocked in the Olympic press centre and elsewhere on Friday, amid reports that Chinese troops had opened fire on protesters in a remote area of southwest China.
Sites for the Tibetan government-in-exile and Tibetan activist groups were unaccessible, as well as others deemed sensitive by China's communist rulers such as those linked to spiritual group Falungong and Chinese dissidents.
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