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China Blocks News Websites In Protest of Nobel

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    Last Updated: December 9, 2010

    DaveNJ1987 writes “The Chinese Government has blocked the websites of the BBC, CNN and Norwegian public service broadcaster NRK, less than 24 hours before dissident Chinese writer Liu Xiaobo is due to be awarded the Nobel peace prize. China has been vocally critical of the plans to award the jailed writer the prize and has even gone as far as setting up its own ‘Confucius peace prize’ to rival the awards being held in Oslo tomorrow.”

    Read more of this story at Slashdot.


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