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Crackdown on Wukan demonstrations spreads to those who share news about the unrest

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
uthorities said that four people had been punished for disseminating "fake information" about the violence between police and villagers, who are protesting over land rights and the jailing of their elected leader.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.