Internet Guide for Chinese Studies Newsletter
02 May 2004, by Matthias Arnold

New in IGCS - Internet in China

People's Republic of China - Controls tighten as Internet activism grows

Ed./Corp.: Amnesty International, 28 January 2004.
Language: English.

Self description: "This document updates Amnesty International's first major
reports on the Internet in China, People's Republic of China: State Control
of the Internet in China, ASA 17/007/2002 and People's Republic of China:
State Control of the Internet in China: Appeal Cases, ASA 17/046/2002, both
published in November 2002."

Description: This is the current (2004) Amnesty report on the Internet in
China. (Single page dcument, AI INDEX: ASA 17/001/2004, 28 January 2004)

Site Contents: (1) Introduction; (2) Increased detentions of Internet
activists - the cost to the individual; (3) Detention of Internet users in
connection with SARS; (4) Increased controls and surveillance of Internet
users; (5) Corporate responsibility and Internet freedoms; (6) Appeal cases;
(7) APPENDIX 1: Amnesty International recorded a total of 54 people believed
to be in detention for Internet-related offences as of 7 January 2004; (8)
APPENDIX 2: List of those who have been detained for Internet-related
offences and died in custody; (9) Related documents.


With kind regards,

Hanno E. Lecher



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