Jan Over 100 journalists from one of China's most respected newspapers have gone on strike in a rare protest against censorship. Striking is illegal in China. This is the first walkout of its kind since the Tiananmen Square crackdown of
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The Great Firewall of China is ironic to the Great Wall of China in that the wall is supposed to represent an ongoing path as oppossed to the Firewall which blocks users in their path to internet freedom. This is clearly demonstrated in this cartoon.
Murong Xuecun, Chinese Novelist, Pushes Censorship Limits
China's new leaders have inherited a rigorous system of censorship. There are few signs of change under the new leadership, although it is becoming increasingly difficult for the state to control information.
President of China, Xi Jinping is standing atop the Great Firewall, promoting dialogue between mainland China and Taiwan. Taiwan’s President, Ma Ying-jeou (on the right), who promotes unification with the mainland optimistically sees Xi extending an olive branch, while Su Tsend-chang (on the left), a prominent DDP politician expresses disappointment with false expectations from China. Taiwanese politician Frank Hsieh, is seen to be crashing into the wall of internet censorship.