In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 photo, Chinese policemen manhandle a foreign photographer, center, as he photographs Zhang Qingfang, lawyer of legal scholar and founder of the New Citizens movement Xu Zhiyong, speaking to the media near the No. 1 Intermediate People's Court, where Xu appeared for his verdict in Beijing. The government is intensifying efforts to control foreign media coverage of China, blocking websites, harassing reporters trying to cover trials of activists in Beijing and thwarting efforts by The New York Times to station new journalists on the mainland. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Photo by: Andy Wong

In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 photo, Chinese policemen manhandle a foreign photographer, center, as he photographs Zhang Qingfang, lawyer of legal scholar and founder of the New Citizens movement Xu Zhiyong, speaking to the media near the No. 1 Intermediate People's Court, where Xu appeared for his verdict in Beijing. The government is intensifying efforts to control foreign media coverage of China, blocking websites, harassing reporters trying to cover trials of activists in Beijing and thwarting efforts by The New York Times to station new journalists on the mainland. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)