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China and Vietnam Are the Worst Asian Countries for Journalists

The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has released its annual report on the state of journalist safety in the world. The report lists China and Vietnam as two of the worst countries in Asia when it comes to jailing journalists. The countries put 48 and 12 people behind bars respectively this year. Jailing ...

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China tops the list of worst countries for imprisoning journalists.

Hong Kong: Why China Is Holding Back From Military Intervention

Beijing has repeatedly threatened the Hong Kong protestors with “serious consequences” if they do not stop their pro-democracy demonstrations. President Xi Jinping warned that any attempt to split Hong Kong from China will end up in “crushed bodies and shattered bones.” However, despite these grave warnings, Beijing has abstained from actually deploying the military in ...

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Chinese troops massing at Hong Kong border.