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China Detains Well-Known Journalist Ahead of Sensitive Anniversary

China has detained a well-known journalist on charges of "leaking state secrets," the latest in Beijing's crackdown on dissent ahead of the sensitive anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre. The official Xinhua news agency said Thursday that Gao Yu was detained on April 24 on suspicion of illegally obtaining a copy of an unspecified government document and passing it to overseas media. The 70-year-old was shown on Chinese state television confessing, saying what she...

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