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Foreign journalists are detained by Chinese policemen in a street leading to a designated demonstration site in Shanghai on March 6, 2011
Monday, Mar. 07, 2011

Open quoteWhat we are seeing now, in the short term, is China is closing in on itself because it doesn't have another answer or response.Close quote

  • an analyst at the University of Hong Kong, on the continuing crackdown on foreign journalists in Beijing and Shanghai; calls for a "Jasmine Revolution" in China remain largely unanswered
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