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China - Criticisms of government's flood disaster management censored and banned

Reporters without borders
Amid widespread domestic and international concern about the flooding in China, the Chinese media and Internet users have been asking why the Beijing drainage system failed to avert the disaster in the capital and why the authorities failed to give its inhabitants more warning. In response to the growing criticism, the Beijing propaganda department has told the media to refrain from any reference to shortcomings in the city government's handling of the bad weather, and comments and articles (...)

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