April 12, 2017
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has voiced concern over the latest government scheme introduced on April 10, which may endanger the media community.
On Monday, the Beijing-based National Security Bureau announced the anti-espionage scheme, ‘Report on Espionage’, in its latest attempt to influence and censor the free flow of information in China. The scheme aims to use citizens as the eyes and ears of the government, asking them to report any suspicious activity to the Bureau. By participating in the program, citizens would be eligible for monetary rewards, with successful ‘tip offs’ able to receive between 10,000 and 500,000 yuan (USD 1,500 – 73,000).
According to Mainland reports, the National Security Bureau alleges that some of the espionage activities a
The News, June 2, 2017
Do you ever get the sneaky suspicion that these days you pay less for the product and more for the packaging and, what’s most surprising is that you actually believe you are coming out on top?
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Kohistan, an Urdu daily edited by Nasim Hedjazi, was banned on 7 November 1963 for publishing "a false and baseless report".