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2 Chinese Bloggers Arrested in Crackdown on Rumors

Police in China have arrested an influential blogger and are holding a cartoonist in a widening crackdown on online “rumor-mongering”, friends and a lawyer for one of them said on Thursday. Hundreds of people have been detained since August, say Chinese media and rights groups, as the government has stepped up its campaign to banish rumors. Most have been released, but some are still being held on criminal charges.   The latest moves targeting the bloggers appear to suggest the new ...

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