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  • A supporter of the Southern Weekly protests in Guangzhou with a banner that translates as "1.3 billion Chinese have rights to their own voice and do not want to be represented." (Associated Press)

    Microblogs silenced as Chinese paper's dispute with censors spreads

    Free-speech activists in masks squared off against flag-waving communist loyalists in a southern Chinese city Tuesday, as a dispute over censorship at a newspaper spilled into the broader population, with authorities shutting microblog accounts of supporters of the paper.

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